Social Media in 2016: A Video Review

Social media are constantly evolving in terms of both scope and popularity. Here is a video overview by Click-Thru Consulting.      

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Many Young Adults Still Live at Home

For a variety of reasons, young adults are more likely to live at home than ever. Among these reasons are: to finish school, to reduce spending, to save money after completing school, to begin repaying college debt, and to avoid certain household tasks. According to the Pew Research Center, more young U.S. adults now live […]

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Secretly (?) Using LinkedIn for a Job Search

If you are currently employed and looking for confidentiality in a search for another job, you may have a tough task ahead of you — especially if you use LinkedIn during the search. With this dilemma in mind, LinkedIn has recently introduced Open Candidates. As LinkedIn’s Dan Shapero writes: “The secret to career happiness is […]

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Personality Types and Career Choice

Our personalities affect every facet of our lives, including the jobs for which we are best suited. So, it is vital to understand your personality and how it will impact on your career success. Let us turn to a large-scale study of 16 personality types by Truity Psychometrics titled “Does Your Personality Type Predict Your […]

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How to Be Better in Your Job Search

When searching for a job, are you effective? There are many excellent digital tools that can assist you in undertaking a better job search. As Maria Onzain writes for Tech.co: “Do you feel your job hunt efforts are inefficient? Do you want to jump-start your career but not sure how to do it? Using the […]

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Public Wi-Fi: Popular, But Not Secure

Have you ever used free public Wi-Fi at the airport, Starbucks, Panera Bread, or other unsecured venues?  Is it safe from hacking, identity theft, and other invasions of privacy? No!! So, why do we use it? According to Ian Barker, writing for Beta News: “There’s an expectation that public Wi-Fi will be available pretty much […]

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Walmart Finally Gets It: Employees Matter

For years, Walmart has had tough labor practices and been heavily criticized for them. For example, it has been sued by many women for unequal pay and promotion opportunities, fought hard against employees unionizing, paid low wages, etc. But, now Walmart is loosening up; and it realizes that happier employees can mean happier customers due […]

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Monotasking Vs. Multitasking

In today’s high-tech, immersive society, “multitasking” has become B-I-G.  And many people frown on “monotasking.” But is this good? Can you really text and pay attention to your professor simultaneously? (LOL 🙂 ) According to study after study, no we can’t really multitask well. Here are four examples: 12 Reasons to Stop Multitasking Now! Multitasking […]

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Is Yahoo a Good Buy for Verizon?

When it began in 1994 and for many years thereafter, Yahoo was a Web dynamo with tons of viewers, a leading search engine, lots of content, multiple points of contact, and more. But in recent years, Yahoo has fallen on really tough times. Hopefully, it will still have something to offer Verizon after the latter’s […]

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Enhance Your Career Credentials

I regularly ask my undergraduate and graduate students: Why should an employer want to hire YOU? What can YOU offer that is distinctive? One good way to answer to these questions is by publishing material online through your own blog or at other Web sites. By doing this, you can show off your Web-related related […]

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