Using a Landing Page to Extend Your Networking Capabilities

If you have ever read "The Count of Monte Cristo", you might remember how the main character (Edmond Dantes) transformed into a socio-political figurehead and new arrival into society. During the course of his plotting and scheming, he made use of calling cards to make his presence known. How is this even… » 5/05/13 9:28pm 5/05/13 9:28pm

LinkedIn and Other Social Networks and Their Use by HR

In an article from SHRM, the writer takes a look at how LinkedIn is being used by companies for recruiting and screening purposes. So what does this mean to you as the everyday member of today's workforce? The article goes on to state that 77% of the HR professionals surveyed used social networking for recruiting… » 5/02/13 9:39pm 5/02/13 9:39pm

Understanding Work Study Programs and What They Can Do For You

During my time in high school, I took part in a half day program during my senior year that focused solely on finding a job, actually working at a job, and preparing yourself for the workplace. The days were long and strenuous between having to work half a day and go to school half a day. Throw in a social life… » 5/01/13 8:55pm 5/01/13 8:55pm