With all of its conveniences, technology has its drawbacks. Sometimes, those drawbacks are disturbing and might actually affect our work lives. So, while that creepy ex-girlfriend or -boyfriend’s stalkerish ways have scared you out of checking in anywhere on Foursquare, there may be another person, very close to you, who is monitoring your whereabouts. And, much like creepy McCreep from your past, you may not even know about it and he or she doesn’t have to tell you.
The more people you’re connected with, the more chances you have to catapult your career through social networking. We’ll show you five ways to gain more Twitter followers so that you can be on your way to welcoming new opportunities.
We've all read the studies showing that machines are expected to take over millions of jobs from humans in the not-so-far future, suggesting that a terrifying I, Robot type of world awaits us. But do we really need to fear competition from robots?
How would you feel if the entire company knew your salary, and vice versa? Recently, many companies have jumped on the “transparency” bandwagon. But is being too open and honest more harmful than it is beneficial to employee confidence?
All the hype about open workspaces is finally being refuted, thanks to a little study that found open floorplans to be detrimental to productivity. We’ll examine the facts to see how workstation “openness” results in many employees feeling exposed, rather than liberated.
Unfortunately, they’re everywhere – those “what were they thinking” profile pictures that baffle the rest of us. If you’re one of the embarrassing ones who just can’t quite get your social media profile pic together, then here are a few valuable tips to help you save face online.
Twitter is a great way for professionals to expand their networks and boost their reputations. Here are five tips to help individuals construct professional tweets that benefit, not hinder, their careers.
Ashton Kutcher may be worth $140 million, but that isn’t stopping him from offering his "know-how" to professionals for $5 an hour. Save up your pennies, people. This may be the best $5 you’ve ever spent on your career.
Could the media's bland stereotype of nerdy women be the reason why females are so underrepresented in technology careers?
Google is taking the "birds of a feather" concept to a whole new level when it comes to finding qualified candidates. See how the company's new patented technology plans to locate prospective employees by using data from its current employee gene pool.
Facebook recently changed its privacy settings yet again, making the site (ironically) less private for users. Here’s a guide on how professionals can safeguard their profiles following the new changes.
Sites like Kickstarter.com and IndieGogo.com have put crowdfunding for creative projects on the map, but can the same model be successfully applied to an individual's salary?
Did you know that many of today's kindergarteners will hold jobs later on in life that are nonexistent now? Check out the infographic below the cut to see just what the jobs of the future will look like.
Some people just don't get that misuse of social media can be a serious career-ender. Look at the most recent case of career suicide involving one of the White House's internal staff members getting canned for inappropriate tweets over the course of nearly three years.
Why does the tech industry need more leading ladies, and why do so many young women shy away from pursuing potential STEM careers early on in their education?
LinkedIn can be your best career advocate, if you know how to use it to your benefit. Here are five ways that joining LinkedIn conversations can help you make the connections necessary to boost your network and career.
We often talk about the social consequences of being glued to our devices. The physical consequences, however, are just as damaging and sinister.
You’ve experienced the bombarding emails notifying you that someone in your LinkedIn network has endorsed one of your skills. We’ll show you exactly how you can use those endorsements to expand your network and enhance your career.
Want to find a job using social media sites in 10 seconds or less? The use of hashtags -- those funny little number symbols found at the beginning of words and phrases -- has made the job search blazing fast for job seekers who spend their time on popular social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. Here you will find a list of the hottest job search hashtags you can use to boost your job search.