Desperate Job Seekers And The Unemployed?
I am an early adopter of LinkedIn. I am an avid networker and have met some great people because of LinkedIn. But honestly, in their quest to make money over developing a mature, credible networking tool, they are sinking lower by the day.
LinkedIn exploits those it serves.
Mines the truths about the declining condition of the LinkedIn brand from the point of view of a professional recruiter, who uses the the service to do research, but has her own trusted networks for hiring.
Notes that the reason for this is LinkedIn's Premium set up which claims to put paying customers at the head of the line rather than most qualified applicants, in an effort to monetize the site. Pressure to compete with Facebook has made a farce of the site, with, what the author calls "ridiculous groups," and Facebook-like features.The supposedly essential social site's worst quality is that they allow all sorts of spam to hit recruiters and applicants, thereby targeting the two populations they represent. The LinkedIn brand of monetization "nickels and dimes" the clients right out the virtual door.
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To Post or Not to Post
There are 900 million social media users plugged into Facebook alone, and nearly 500 million of them log into the social network every single day.
Mines the temptations we experience in sharing too much across our social networks, the wrong kind of information.
Notes that "forward-thinking" is required in planning the trajectory of one's career and life, remembering always the potential for prospective clients, colleagues, and employers to encounter your posts in the present or future.
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Parents concerned about teenager computer use
"Parents, Teens, and Online Privacy"
"Most parents of teenagers are concerned about what their teenage children do online and how their behavior could be monitored by others. Some parents are taking steps to observe, discuss, and check up on their children’s digital footprints, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project."Mines the data from Pew Research, finding that 81% of parents worry about how much information advertisers can learn about their teenagers online. Parents also worry about their teenager's interaction with strangers on the web, with 72% concerned.Notes that 69% of parents feel that their teenager's online activity my harm future schooling or jobs. Especially with younger teenagers, parents are concerned with their children's online reputation - 69% with 63% "very concerned." The study fails to address any intervention or action that parents take based upon their worry.Interested? Click the text or image to read on.Source is Pew Research Center.You might also enjoy: By Darin L. Hammond
Entrepreneurs adapt quickly
"The Way The Most Successful People Turn Obstacles Into Assets Works Everywhere"
"Serial entrepreneurs those individuals who have successfully started multiple companies, have mastered managing the unknown."Mines the time warn method of solving problems using a linear and unchanging template: planning, optimizing and executing.Notes that a flaw in the method sets entrepreneurs up for failure in the current economy that changes in a flash. One must immediately begin adapting, never ceasing. The new evolving approach is organic and changes given circumstances and employs small steps: plan and invent, experiment and test, and learn and apply. Once the entrepreneur completes the process, she immediately returns to planning and inventing, forming a cycle of learning, change, and progress.Interested? Click the text or image to read on.Source is Forbes.
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"10 Tech Skills That Will Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary"
"And you are going to be surprised, because it's not all about the latest, greatest new thing. Sometimes an older technology is still in demand, with companies competing heavily for people who can still do the task."Mines
the technical skills needed to succeed in the current business environment, and while many are familiar and expected, others are somewhat surprising.Notes
that among the skills are Unified Modeling Language (UML) which translates complicated software programming into readable diagrams and text, and the Java Platform which allows websites and programs to run Java EE (J2EE).Interested?
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