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This Pinterest user turned her account into an online CV, and it’s landed her a job offer

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What do you do when you’re looking to get hired by a specific startup? If you’re Jeanne Hwang, and that startup happens to be Pinterest, well the obvious answer is create a Pinterest board saying as much. Jeanne Hwang is a Harvard Business School graduate, has six years work experience...
This Pinterest user turned her account into an online CV, and it’s landed her a job offer

Visualized: Space Shuttle Enterprise disembarks the 747 en-route to its watery retirement home

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Two weeks after arriving into JFK on the back of a Boeing 747, the Enterprise has been hoisted from the back of the jet and onto a wheeled transporter. From there, the prototype spacecraft will be taken down the Hudson river on a barge, where it'll end up exhibited...
Visualized: Space Shuttle Enterprise disembarks the 747 en-route to its watery retirement home

VIDEO: The challenge for Yahoo

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Yahoo has announced its Chief Executive Scott Thompson is stepping down after a controversy over a fake computer science college degree on his CV....
VIDEO: The challenge for Yahoo

Publicate: Think of it as the portfolio for all of your creative content

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South by Southwest. It’s undoubtedly one of the largest technology gatherings in the United States, full of promising young startups hoping to make a name for themselves. But little did I know that I’d be sharing a house with a guy named Chris Bradley who has developed one of the...
Publicate: Think of it as the portfolio for all of your creative content

Design inspiration: The art of the résumé

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A résumé or CV (the longer of the two) is a summary of all your work, gathered together onto a single sheet of paper, PDF or site. It’s a traditionally mind-numbing requirement for every job application, but remains incredibly useful nevertheless. But instead of blending into the crowd and throwing together...
Design inspiration: The art of the résumé

mon.ki snags $400k to bring social conversations to your Web browsing

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The wisdom of the crowd. Sometimes it’s given more weight than it probably should be, but there’s a lot to be said for relying on information from your friends. With the ever-increasing amount of networks, feeds and information that inundates us daily, mon.ki is aiming to be a filter. Starting...
mon.ki snags $400k to bring social conversations to your Web browsing

JobVidi Throws Its Social Recruiting Hat In The Ring

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It feels like I’m being pitched a social recruiting service at a rate of about one a week at the moment, so hot is the space right now. That would suggest at least one thing: recruitment is still broken, at least in the eyes of starry-eyed entrepreneurs. Today, JobVidi throws...
JobVidi Throws Its Social Recruiting Hat In The Ring

Yahoo chief breaks company rules by sitting on two other boards

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Scott Thompson already under pressure for falsely claiming on his CV to have a computer science degreeYahoo's chief executive Scott Thompson is breaking the company's own rules on the number of boards its directors may sit on by having a director's seat on two other public companies, the Guardian has...
Yahoo chief breaks company rules by sitting on two other boards

Muxi Takes On LinkedIn With Mobile-First Social Network For Professionals

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Is there room for another social network in the age of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn? According to newly launched, mobile-first startup Muxi, the answer to that question is “yes,” and specifically, it’s targeting the LinkedIn crowd with its social network for professionals. According to Muxi co-founder Bertrand Besse, there’s still...
Muxi Takes On LinkedIn With Mobile-First Social Network For Professionals

Next question after Scott Thompson's departure: what is Yahoo actually for?

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Since the advent of Google, and then Twitter and Facebook, the company hasn't had a unique selling pointAs the furore swirled around Scott Thompson a few days ago, the previous Yahoo chief executive, Carol Bartz, told some of the media: "You know, I actually do have a computer science degree."...
Next question after Scott Thompson's departure: what is Yahoo actually for?

CVTrust wants to make it so you can't lie about your education on your resume

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It happened to former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, it’s happened to thousands of other professionals and it’ll happen again.  Lying about Embellishing your resume is never a good idea, and as time goes on, it’s just going to become easier and easier to get caught. Case in point: CVTrust is a startup that’s looking to change...
CVTrust wants to make it so you can't lie about your education on your resume

Forget About.me, Vizify is your new online profile of choice [Invites]

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One of my pain points when people ask me where they can find me on the Web is deciding where I want to send them. Professional contact? Probably my personal Website. More of a friend? Facebook or Twitter. I rarely keep LinkedIn updated, but I find myself getting connections there...
Forget About.me, Vizify is your new online profile of choice [Invites]

Amazon Poaches Windows Phone Director

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If Amazon’s not developing a smartphone of its own, it’s certainly doing a lot to maintain the appearance that it is. Sniffing around key wireless patents and now poaching a smartphone executive from its most prominent Seattle neighbor. Robert Williams, a 15 year Microsoft veteran who most recently served as...
Amazon Poaches Windows Phone Director

Yahoo CEO Thompson 'to step down'

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The CEO of computer firm Yahoo is to step down after accusations that a fake computer science degree was included on his CV, reports say....
Yahoo CEO Thompson 'to step down'

Yahoo’s CEO reportedly leaving after CV blunder

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Yahoo’s CEO Scott Thompson is set to leave the company, the New York Times’ DealBook reports. According to the site, his departure could be announced as early as tomorrow, while the company’s global head of media Ross Levinsohn will replace him on an interim basis. As you may remember, Thompson was in...
Yahoo’s CEO reportedly leaving after CV blunder
Judge spanks Apple over kid-baiting apps

François Hollande v Nicolas Sarkozy: Tweets from election day

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'Uninstalling' the president, moving to the United States and luxury hotels in GenevaSouhaite juste que dans 5 ans, il y aura de vrais candidats aux présidentielles... #Onpeutrever— Jeremie Berrebi (@jberrebi) May 6, 2012Just hope that in 5 years, there'll be real candidates in the elections…#WecandreamSi Sarkozy a laissé l'Elysée dans...
François Hollande v Nicolas Sarkozy: Tweets from election day

List of 50+ Apple-Samsung lawsuits in 10 countries

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Apple and Samsung will meet in San Francisco on May 21 and 22 to talk settlement. Settling this massively-escalated, planet-spanning dispute will be a Herculean task:All in all, the parties have filed approximately 50 lawsuits against each other, but that's just the number of initial filings. After an initial filing,...
List of 50+ Apple-Samsung lawsuits in 10 countries

EFF Slams Righthaven CEO For Pretending He Can Ignore Court Orders

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We recently wrote about Righthaven CEO Steve Gibson's bizarre claim that a court order directed at him is inapplicable because he's just the CEO, and the company's own lawyers (who he blames everything on) won't return his calls. Now the EFF (who is representing Thomas DiBiase in the case) has...
EFF Slams Righthaven CEO For Pretending He Can Ignore Court Orders

RT @NYTimesComm Have questions re how the health care overhaul could affect you? See interactive feature: http://nyti.ms/9Yj8bN /cv

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RT @NYTimesComm Have questions re how the health care overhaul could affect you? See interactive feature: http://nyti.ms/9Yj8bN /cv

What Makes A Great Cover Letter, According To Companies?

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  Ah, the dreaded cover letter. Boring to write, difficult to get right, and you’re usually preoccupied by other things (such as the portfolio and resume, which are also really important).  Unfortunately, your cover letter is a company’s first exposure to you, and it determines whether your application is trashed...
What Makes A Great Cover Letter, According To Companies?

45 Creative Resumes to Sieze Attention

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Are you one of those job seekers who have been sending far too many resumes and been hit with far too many disappointment? The problem may not lie with your qualification or skills set. Employer filters tons of resumes on daily basis, only the outstanding ones get noticed. A...
45 Creative Resumes to Sieze Attention

Design Free Digital Business Cards with DooID

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This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. Name: DooID Quick Pitch: DooID combines the basic...
Design Free Digital Business Cards with DooID

Facebook / LinkedIn importers

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New StackOverflow developer Kevin Montrose (6,878 reputation) added a neat feature to the career site that makes it a zillion times easier to file a CV if you’ve already put in your job and education history on LinkedIn or FaceBook. Try it out. Need to hire a really great programmer?...
Facebook / LinkedIn importers

Creative Resumes: 15 Gorgeous, Tech-Savvy CV Ideas http://huff.to/di1nDD

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Creative Resumes: 15 Gorgeous, Tech-Savvy CV Ideas http://huff.to/di1nDD
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