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Class of ’12: The Facebook Generation’s Social Media Job Search

Class of ’12: The Facebook Generation’s Social Media Job Search

This probably comes as no surprise: New college graduates are embracing social media as a job search tool, according to a new study conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). A generation that grew up with Facebook and instant messaging is now graduating from college and looking for work — using social […]

MythBusters’ Choice: DOL Worker Safety & Health App Challenge Winners

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MythBusters’ Choice: DOL Worker Safety & Health App Challenge Winners

Chosen by a panel of judges that included MythBusters c0-hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, here’s a closer look at the U.S. Department of Labor’s winners of its Worker Safety and Health App Challenge 2013. Prizes totaling $30,000 are being awarded to four entrants who submitted tools that best demonstrate the importance of recognizing and […]

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Infographic: Do Employers “Like” Social Media?

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Infographic: Do Employers “Like” Social Media?

Social media has gone to work to stay and many companies are still trying to figure out what to do about it. Some forward-looking industries are embracing social media. Others are at least starting to put policies in place to make sure the use of social media by employees remains appropriate. A smaller group hopes […]

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Infographic – How To Train Your Employees To Use Social Media

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Infographic – How To Train Your Employees To Use Social Media

Every organization needs a good social media plan to succeed. You could hire an outside firm and pay big bucks. Or you might take a look at the homegrown talent. Your best social media team may be your current workforce. Here’s a helpful infographic to help guide your way to training your employees to handle your […]

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How to Manage Your E-Reputation

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How to Manage Your E-Reputation

Anything you say and do on the Internet can and will be used against you. Managing your e-reputation is critical in an era when anyone with a will and an Internet connection can gather a vast amount of details about nearly anyone in no time at all. This is increasingly true when it comes to […]

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