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LinkedIn as the New Resume

By Connie Hoi, Intern As everyone is on a continuous search for jobs and internships in the market, a new tool many recruiters are using is  LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site that allows users to connect with others through their professional connections. When

Personal Branding: What is that for?

By Hannan Ben Slimane, Intern We often hear about the fact that we should not leave compromising pictures on Facebook after a crazy night out or pay more attention to content that can be expressed on social media. We often hear the term "personal brand" in

The Social Media Wall of Shame

By Laura Baumann, Intern Since the early 2000s social media communication has profoundly changed the way we interact with one another and the world around us. Today you can connect to someone through networking sites that cover virtually every special interest out there.  In fact, there

How to Facilitate Your Job Search with Social Media

By Hannan Ben Slimane, Intern Social media is not only useful for having a sense of community with clients and engaging in discussions. Today, more and more people can build any kind of network, have contacts and even find jobs via social media.  In this article,

Is the next buzzworthy social media platform right for my client?

Annie Pham My career in social media has spanned from programming artist MySpace profiles, explaining “tweets” to puzzled clients, introducing Facebook pages to brands, to testing Google+ Hangouts for colleagues. This rapid influx of buzzworthy social media sites can be overwhelming to everyone, especially to our

Is LinkedIn Preventing Students from Gaining Employment?

By Tim DaGiau, Intern The uncertainty of how to attain a job now tends to be the dark cloud looming over many recent college graduates’ heads, but with a constantly and rapidly evolving online approach to applying, what is the most efficient method to pursue? For

Employers Are Watching

By Stephanie Tillman, Intern We have learned that social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and from Jeff’s recent post, Foursquare are all new ways to connect with people and places nowadays. What many people don’t realize, however, is that these sites can also be the