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eHarmony Wants To Set You Up... With Your Next Job

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.31.2015 | Technology

Aug 31 (Reuters) -- As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibil...

Dressing in a Suit for Your LinkedIn Picture May Be Hurting Your Chance of Working at a Startup

Quora | Posted 08.21.2015 | Technology
Quora

This won't be a popular answer, but if you are talking about technology startups in Silicon Valley, then the answer is yes, you probably are hurting your chances.

Guide Helps Educators Navigate Social Media

Larry Magid | Posted 08.18.2015 | Education
Larry Magid

Many students are using Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, but so can teachers to share learning tidbits with students and show off excellent student work with the student's and, in some cases, parent's permission.

Sargent, LinkedIn and the Right to Fame.

Michael Radou Moussou | Posted 08.14.2015 | Arts
Michael Radou Moussou

Sargent's portraiture of London society was addressed to a large yet very selected public. We have already said that Social Media is a very broad universe and that every network has a different target.

Expert Social Networking Advice From a Top Chief Digital Officer

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.17.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) is the most influential museum on Twitter, and also one of the world's largest and finest art museums. The Met also employs one of the top social networking experts in the world. Sree Sreenivasan is the first Chief Digital Officer of the Met.

How to Become the Top 1% on Linkedin (Without Being Already Famous)

Li Lin | Posted 08.10.2015 | Technology
Li Lin

As I skyrocketed to the top 1% most viewed profiles on Linkedin within my network of about 900+ people, I realized that I did a set of very particular things that got me literally thousands of views within 90 days.

When A Company's Chief People Person Is An Introvert

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business

As the head of talent at LinkedIn, Pat Wadors is responsible for keeping nearly 9,000 workers happy and engaged with their jobs -- and she's also out ...

Why Your CEO Needs to be Tweetin'

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Twitter's information is in real time, fast moving and can be customized to appeal to specific demographics. It makes me wonder why more C-Suite executives from the hospitality industry aren't using Twitter to reach a broader audience.

How to Write Recommendations That Matter -- And Make You Look Good Too

Ellevate | Posted 08.03.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Having half-hearted recommendations makes you appear as though you don't have a backbone--not a message you want to convey to the world. Declining may not be easy, but it's better than having you look weak. By the same token, a strong, well-crafted testimonial also highlights what you believe is important and positively reflects on your values and credibility.

The Curation Explosion: Humans vs. Robots

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 08.01.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The question is simple: What is truly a curation solution, and what is a hastily conceived product enhancement with the word of the moment pasted on top?

5 Best Websites to Find a High-Paying Job in 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

The single best move a talented, skilled professional can make is to leave a dead-end job in pursuit of a new title and, of course, a higher salary. If you're seeking a higher salary, job-search sites can be a powerful tool to find opportunities and make new connections.

Silicon Valley Vows To Improve Tech For People With Disabilities

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.24.2015 | Technology

At 19 percent of the U.S. population, people with disabilities represent the largest minority group in the country, but basic technologies are o...

7 Tips to Clean Up Your LinkedIn Profile

Jill Jacinto | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
Jill Jacinto

Spring has officially arrived. While you clean up your home and store your winter attire don't forget to tackle your LinkedIn profile. It's most likely been a while since you updated your profile, added new connections and touched base with your network. Grab a cup of coffee and get started.

Forget Ashley Madison! Any Website Can Arrange An Affair

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.21.2015 | Comedy

By now, you've heard about the hacking of Ashley Madison, a website designed to help married men and women cheat on their spouses. So, what ...

LinkedIn: Technological and Financial Giants; But Morally Pygmies

Charlie Smith | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Charlie Smith

When LinkedIn decided to create a China-hosted version of its website in February, 2014, it made a decision to compromise the company's values in the pursuit of the dollar.

How Digital Platforms Like LinkedIn, Uber And TaskRabbit Are Changing The On-Demand Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.14.2015 | Technology

We've been inundated with stories about how advances in technology will change employment -- from the rise of the "on-demand economy" to the ...

Public Policy Challenges and Opportunities in a Digital Economy

Sen. Mark Warner | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics
Sen. Mark Warner

Some version of the Gig and Sharing economies are here to stay. As policymakers, we need to ask the right questions, discuss the appropriate rules of the road, and know when we need to get out of the way.

How to Energize Yourself for Change (Energy for Action)

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.03.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

In order to act you must feel the a gap between what you have and what you want have, what is and what you want it to be. This gap creates a tension that, just like the tension between the poles of a battery, gives you the energy to act.

Startup Insider: 5 Metrics 500 Startups Partner Edith Yeung Looks for in Mobile-App Startups

David Ongchoco | Posted 07.03.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

500 Startups Mobile Collective Fund Partner Edith Yeung explained 'MO-AARRR', the mobile framework she uses when evaluating mobile app startups, at the Echelon Asia Summit 2015 held last June 23 and 24.

Open Letter to Jeff Weiner -- Help Make LinkedIn a Force for Good

Daniel Goleman | Posted 06.25.2015 | Media
Daniel Goleman

There's no doubt that LinkedIn has become the world's best place to connect professionally and build your network. I see a way it could be even better -- especially when it comes to managing your professional identity -- and letting users know if you're the right person for a job.

We Had Our Arguments, But We Will Miss You Wikipedia

Charlie Smith | Posted 06.18.2015 | World
Charlie Smith

If the censors were ever embarrassed, they certainly are no longer. With the support of Xi Jinping, they are emboldened. And we expect to see the authorities take further steps to crack down on any website, mobile app or circumvention tool that allows Chinese citizens to freely access information. Rest in peace, Wikipedia.

Your LinkedIn Profile vs. Your Resume: What's the Difference?

Quora | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Quora

LinkedIn is an incredibly valuable tool, but it's not design to be an online resume. It can be used as that, yes, but it's not its core purpose.

Young & Entrepreneurial: Ivy League Dropouts and Glints Founders Are Building the Linkedin for Youth

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Glints, a career discovery platform, has gotten a lot of buzz in the last few months because of its three young and entrepreneurial founders Oswald Yeo, Ying Cong Seah and Looi Qin En.

Joseph Roualdes: Chart Your Career Based on What You Love to Do

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

What has been the most rewarding part of your career? For Joseph Roualdes, Corporate Communications Senior Manager II at LinkedIn, he thinks that we should all consider our first jobs as our first major professional milestones, and emphasizes the importance of charting one's career on their passions, not just on fancy job positions.

19 Ways to Build Social Media Relationships From the Ground Up

Karen Yankovich | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Karen Yankovich

Social media is a great place to grow your network. Plain and simple. It doesn't get any easier to find, build and nurture a group of fans, followers, and future clients, but it does take some work.