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5 Ways To Become an Effective Social Media Douchebag

Amil Husain | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Amil Husain

This year people will spend more time on digital media than watching TV. TIME TO FREAK OUT!!!! You could loose your sh*t, or you could do the smart thing and cash in on the fear by becoming a social media expert.

Seniors Embrace Social Media in Surprising Numbers

Francine Toder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Francine Toder, Ph.D.

Research in 2001 suggested that seniors were skeptical of technology and would be slow adopters given their beliefs that the effort to learn might not be worth the end results.

The Care and Feeding of Your Network

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

You may not believe in networking, kid, but like gravity, it believes in you, so instead of shaming yourself, why don't you get good at it and start, you know, achieving your professional goals?

The Positive Impact of More Women CIOs

Vala Afshar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

What effect will an increasing number of women in higher education CIO positions have on the transition of the CIO to a more social leadership role?

Marketers Are Putting Their Faith and Money Into Content Creation, LinkedIn and Twitter

VisualNews.com | Posted 11.07.2013 | Business
VisualNews.com

A joint annual report by MarketingProfs and the Content Marketing Institute uncovered some valuable insights into how business-to-business (B2B) marketers are adapting and using content marketing strategies on social media to support their brand.

Use the Theory of Everyone to Build Your Twitter Followership

Chris Abraham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Chris Abraham

While it may well be important to have the top 100 influencers on any particular topic following you on Twitter or Facebook, it is not essential. You can make up for it by attracting, retaining, and activating everyone else.

Why You Should Go to "Take Your Parents to Work Day"

Haydn Shaw | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Haydn Shaw

So should you go or will that make you look like the emotionally stunted "helicopter parent"? Or if you are the employee, should you ask your parents or will that make you look like you need to grow up?

The 6 Things You Are Doing Wrong in Your Job Search

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Job seekers are not powerless victims of an economy that has volatile fits and starts. The reality is that strategic, optimistic and tenacious full-time job seekers do find jobs. The more lackadaisical, defeated, angry, once-in-a-while job seekers do not.

How to Jump Start Your Job Search

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Job-hunting, on the other hand, while scary and intimidating should be exciting: play your cards right AKA create a strategy and you'll end up with a job that you love, a job that makes your friends on Facebook seethe with jealousy, as you brag about how blessed you are.

Social Media and the Unmasking of Psychiatric and Neurological Illness

Alissa Fleck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Alissa Fleck

A good friend of mine from college, we'll call her "L" is living a nightmare. Her 56-year-old mother was recently diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD).

Letter From a New Economy Consumer

Stephanie Michele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Stephanie Michele

Everyday there are thousands of marketers competing for my time. I am consuming data and information at an alarming rate both online and off. When I am at my computer, on average I am switching tabs or functions more than twice every 60 seconds.

Link In Or Get Deleted

Gil Laroya | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Gil Laroya

So consider actually connecting with your network, and perhaps weeding out those contacts who are no more than numbers on your contact list. And consider deleting contacts who don't share your desire to have a strong, helpful network.

Mark Zuckerberg To Host Hackathon For Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Young undocumented immigrants and tech professionals are uniting to create immigration reform tools at a hackathon spearheaded by Mark Zuckerberg’s ...

How to Be A 40 Carat Gem in the Workforce

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Who would want me now?" is the question I've been asked by hundreds of women -- stay-at-home Moms for 10 years or more -- who have fear and trepidation about transitioning to a paid job.

Online Klout: Digital Gateway or the New, Mysterious Gatekeeper?

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jason A. Llorenz

With each passing year, digital literacy solidifies its position as the currency of success. It's not just the continued decline of American manufacturing jobs, and what we already know about the upward trend toward the future of STEM jobs.

3 Steps to Fix Your LinkedIn Profile to Help Your Career!

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

There's so many talented people on LinkedIn, who don't seem to recognize themselves. And because they don't recognize their abilities, they disdain their achievements as marginal, at best, and so they can neither value them, nor promote them.

My Book, Your Life, Our Families, and the Revolution

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If I can make a positive difference in the world, my life is better. I admit that's selfish, but I think it's a good kind of selfish. I want to help people get to health, and in doing so, I help myself to a feeling a fulfillment. Everybody wins.

Fruit Of The Loom Wants To Get In Your Pants

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.04.2013 | Business

If the first day of school means new shoes, one brand is doing everything in its power to make the first day at a new job synonymous with a less obvio...

I'd Like Sliced Bread, a Car With a Full Tank and, Yes, Free Internet Too

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 11.26.2013 | Technology
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Freedom of speech shouldn't end at American borders. Blogging, Facebook and the free flow of information are all great things. But with all that censorship, they could become like a car without fuel.

You're Only as Good as Your Last Tweet

Linda Lauren | Posted 11.26.2013 | Media
Linda Lauren

There is no way to keep up this pressure without exploding and people eventually do explode. That's when we get the rage on the page.

Kathleen Miles

LinkedIn Sued For 'Hacking' Email Accounts

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.22.2013 | Los Angeles

Four individuals have filed a lawsuit against the professional networking site LinkedIn for “hacking” into their email accounts in order to send i...

Quieter Specialized Social Media Influence and Trust

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 11.19.2013 | Technology
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Thought leaders should pay less attention to rapidly rising apps, such as Vine, and more to the maturing world of online influence and trust.

Using LinkedIn to Find an Internship or Job

Jason Boucher | Posted 11.10.2013 | College
Jason Boucher

It's a social network, job board, resume, and Rolodex all wrapped into one dynamic and incredible free tool. But just being on LinkedIn is not enough... your profile needs to stand out.

Has LinkedIn Crossed An Ethical Line?

Next Avenue | Posted 09.06.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer A recent Ask The Headhunter article by Nick Corcodilos on the PBS NewsHour website had this provocati...

Why Today's 13-year-old LinkedIn Users Might Revolutionize Tomorrow's Workplace

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Dr. Layla McCay

My penchant for the potential of social media compelled me to click on Robert Shrimsley's article on LinkedIn opening up to those as young as thirteen -- a plan he brands "utterly and miserably aberrant." I struggle to agree.