Why the Job Search Is Like ‘Throwing Paper Airplanes into the Galaxy’

According to Knowledge@Wharton,  “On the one hand are job seekers who submit hundreds of applications online with little effort, but also with little hope of receiving a response. On the other hand are companies, inundated with resumes, that resort to blunt-edged tracking systems to quickly weed out candidates, including potentially qualified ones who don’t conform […]

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Something Else to Prepare for: Google’s March 1, 2012 Privacy Policy Changes

   Click on the image for the full story (Thanks to Chris DeVivo for suggesting this link) As JohnThomas Didymus notes: “Tech News Daily reports that once Google’s new unified privacy policy takes effect all data already collected about you, including search queries, sites visited, age, gender and location will be gathered and assigned to […]

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Be VERY CAREFUL Out There!!!

&nbsp   Click the image for the full story According to Nick Bolton in the New York Times: “The private photos on your phone may not be as private as you think. Developers of applications for Apple’s mobile devices, along with Apple itself, came under scrutiny this month after reports that some apps were taking […]

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Social Commerce Lessons

    Click the image for the full story According to this white paper, “Booz & Company estimates that the Social Commerce industry will grow to a $30 billion dollar business worldwide. Social media platforms, the housing environment for Social Commerce, continue to grow as well, with Facebook adding more than 700,000 users per day, and […]

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Social Networking and Security Risks

  Click on the image for the full report from GFI Software As Brad Dinerman reports, “The popularity of social networking sites has increased at astonishing levels. There is no arguing the usefulness of sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. They can be used for professional networking and job searches, as a means to […]

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Preparing for Social Media Crises

     Click the image for the full story ” ‘Be prepared’ is not just the motto of the Boy Scouts, but a credo that every company should adhere to if it wants to be successful. And that includes having a sound strategy for social media interactions, including handling crises.”

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Global Internet Phenomena Report: Fall 2011

  Click the image for the full report “Sandvine’s Global Internet Phenomena Reports examine a representative cross-section of the world’s leading fixed and mobile communications service providers and are made possible by the voluntary participation of our customers. Collectively, Sandvine’s customers provide Internet and data service to hundreds of millions of subscribers worldwide.”

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