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How to Get More 'Likes' on Your Start-Up's Facebook Page

Fueled | Posted 09.11.2014 | Small Business

Do you remember your first day of school, your heart pounding and palms sweating in the hope of making a new friend? Starting a business is like going back to school all over again, and it's time to make some friends.

Of Telexes, Typewriters and Old-Fashioned Journalism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.17.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

While I thoroughly enjoy blogging, tweeting and using all manner of light digital mobile devices, there was something endearing about the bulky equipment we had for turning out hard-hitting, solid journalism.

Shoot for the One Good Thing on LinkedIn

JD Gershbein | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

There is no LinkedIn strategy more powerful than your resolve. Ya gotta bring laser-focus and enthusiasm to each session, regardless of how much time you spend in front of your screen. If you allow yourself to get sidetracked, your vision of the outcome blurs.

Linked Out

Francis Levy | Posted 04.12.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

LinkedIn notices are like vermin. Is there an exterminator who can be called it to get rid of them? What if you don't want to be LinkedIn? What if yo...

The Business of Science: Social Networking of Science

Olivier Dumon | Posted 04.06.2014 | Science
Olivier Dumon

The basic premise of social networks -- allowing users to build a custom group of friends and colleagues with whom you can choose to selectively interact -- is its broad appeal. But this premise has, in fact, been around for many decades in science research.

8 Secrets to Building a Stunning LinkedIn Profile

Cat Knarr | Posted 04.05.2014 | Small Business
Cat Knarr

My LinkedIn profile got me a job -- and that's just one of many stories from successful job seekers. Forbes reported that LinkedIn is the number one social tool for both job hunters and hiring managers. Here's how to stand out from the competition.

'Nichification' and More Alter Mostly Mobile Classifieds

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Here's a new one: 'nichification' in classified advertisements. As if they weren't already categorized into assorted and sundry. Except now they're more than the print variety to which so many of us have grown accustomed.

How Social Media Plays A Role In Our Emotional Health

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Although there are a thousand ways to feel rejected on social media, 999 of them are probably not personal. Assuming the worst in these situations will not only cause you unnecessary hurt, it can make you reach incorrect conclusions about your friendships and assume problems exist where they do not.

Linked(In) to Your Resume: Job Search Success

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

While LinkedIn's primary purpose may be professional networking, helping everyone make more connections so they can succeed at their current jobs and establish a solid presence for their careers, recruiters and employers love LinkedIn.

Tech Firms Can Finally Tell Us More About Government Data Requests

AP | By JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Technology companies and privacy advocates are praising a new government compromise that will allow the Internet's leading compani...

The 5 Best LinkedIn Next-Level Strategies

JD Gershbein | Posted 03.27.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

Each of these next-level strategies is engineered to get you unstuck and on-track. As you execute them, you will intuit other strategies that you can immediately apply, unearth new business opportunities, and begin cementing powerful new relationships.

LinkedIn's Volunteer Marketplace: Half the Battle

Rachael Chong | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

"Everybody can be great because anybody can serve... You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. And you can be that servant." -- M...

Job Strategy: The Human Side of Digital Networking

Kim Keating | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Kim Keating

Guest Blog by Bob Corlett of Staffing Advisors If you have not looked for a job in the past few years, your search strategy is almost certainly obsol...

How to Write a Professional Bio for Twitter, LinkedIn and More

Her Campus | Posted 03.24.2014 | College
Her Campus

A great bio displays your personality and professionalism year-round, and it's also a quick and easy way for you to garner interest from potential employers, bringing you one step closer to the job of your dreams.

LinkedIn Adds Volunteer Marketplace To Jobs Site

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Professional networking site LinkedIn is now letting its users search for volunteer positions in addition to paid jobs. LinkedIn Co...

14 Ways to Land Your Dream Job From Bed

Brian Hanley | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business
Brian Hanley

8. Diversify your career options. Never put all your eggs in one basket. The job market is one big numbers game. Apply to positions early and often. You're far more likely to miss out on your dream job if you don't know that it exists. Find it before someone else does.

LinkedIn and the Polar Vortex

JD Gershbein | Posted 03.15.2014 | Chicago
JD Gershbein

Winter in Chicago means attaching a label of "weather permitting" to everything you do. So when the polar vortex forced me to cancel several important appointments over a two-day span, I rerouted my focus to LinkedIn.

Private Sector Training Initiatives Lead to Increased Profits

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 01.08.2014 | Business
Molly Alexander Darden

We have a three-pronged problem here in the United States, and it's up to you and me to solve it.

One Chart That Shows Twitter Isn't As Big As You Think

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - More U.S. adults use LinkedIn and Pinterest than Twitter, but that website attracts a greater proportion of blacks and young...

Waze and the Wise Kings

David Sable | Posted 02.22.2014 | Media
David Sable

If Moses had Twitter, would the Ten Commandments have received wider coverage? If Muhammad had Facebook or Buddha LinkedIn, would the essential pillars of major religions be different today?

On LinkedIn, It's Your Message That Matters

JD Gershbein | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

Nowadays, this page is your first point of access in the business world. Take a look at yours and ask yourself: am I making a favorable impression? Would I want to engage with me?

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2013

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Andrew Winston

This year, like recent years, saw some continuation of big trends: with a few exceptions, the international policy community keeps failing to come to a meaningful agreement on climate change.

Are Headhunters Chowing Down on Boomers?

Arlene Schindler | Posted 02.19.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Schindler

A site will compare my resume side-by-side with a half-dozen other candidates who went to better schools, worked at greater companies and possibly had better careers than I did. It's so depressing; I'd rather watch my own colonoscopy -- polyps and all -- again.

The Best Companies To Work For In 2014

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2013 | Business

Looking to make a career move in the new year? Before you start thinking about perks and salaries, you may want to consider where employees are actual...

Letter to Google: Why G+ Gets an F-

J.D. Rothman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Technology
J.D. Rothman

Dear Google, Until recently, I adored everything about you. In fact, I was one of your first fans. So it is with the utmost respect that I ask, that when it comes to Google Plus... what were you thinking?