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LinkedIn jazzes up user profiles with support for photos and videos

Dot429: A Fast-Growing, Multi-Platform LinkedIn For The Gay Community

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When it comes to networking, there is no shortage of ways to connect with other professionals to talk shop. LinkedIn has become the most popular professional networking platform, with over 100 million users using the site to post their work experience, look for jobs, and connect with prospective employers. Facebook,...
Dot429: A Fast-Growing, Multi-Platform LinkedIn For The Gay Community
Recruiting Startup Interview Street Holds “Summer Games” For College Students

9 Things Your Resume Needs If You Want To Be Hired By Apple Or Google

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How do you get hired by a tech giant like Apple, Microsoft or Google? Gayle Laakmann McDowell worked for all three companies and wrote a book, The Google Resume, with tips for job seekers. No, you don't need to have a perfect GPA, says McDowell. But if you graduated from...
9 Things Your Resume Needs If You Want To Be Hired By Apple Or Google

3 questions every job seeker should ask about culture

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We come across a cornucopia of articles, white papers and blog posts on workplace culture, with inspiring examples from companies like Zappos, Facebook and Google as well as innovative ideas from fast growing start-ups. Some articles focus on the artifacts of culture like free food, foosball, pets at work, bring...
3 questions every job seeker should ask about culture

5 Tips for Creating an Internship Program for Your Startup

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As more and more college students look for internships, hoping to gain valuable work experience prior to graduation, startups would be wise to create strong internship programs. That was the message of Richard Bottner, founder of the college recruiting firm Intern Bridge and Mark Babbit, founder of the internship matching...
5 Tips for Creating an Internship Program for Your Startup

Nearpod Gets $1.5M From NewSchools, Salesforce Exec To Bring Its Mobile, "PowerPoint On Steroids" Into The Classroom

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The bring your own device (BYOD) movement has been sweeping through the business world, contributing to the so-called “consumerization of enterprise,” as employees are increasingly bringing their own laptops, tablets and smartphones to work. While this makes for a more convenient and flexible work experience for the end-user, allowing employees...
Nearpod Gets $1.5M From NewSchools, Salesforce Exec To Bring Its Mobile, "PowerPoint On Steroids" Into The Classroom

9 Reasons Your Current Resume Will Never Get You A Job At Apple Or Google

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Gayle Laakman McDowell wrote a book, The Google Resume, about how to land a job at the companies and what makes candidates stand out. She worked at four of today's biggest tech companies, Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft. Some of the rumored tricks, like having a perfect GPA, are...
9 Reasons Your Current Resume Will Never Get You A Job At Apple Or Google
Do interns need a Bill of Rights? Maybe the New York Times could take the lead

Please Do Not Make Pinterest Resumes a Thing Now

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There's an old marketing tactic called "eating your own dog food," whereby a founder swallows his own product to prove to the world just now sweet it is. In recessionary times, it appears that strategy has trickled downstream to potential hires. As The Next Web reports, Jeanne Hwang, a Harvard...
Please Do Not Make Pinterest Resumes a Thing Now

Back-To-School: How To Become A Google Intern

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What does it mean to be bold? To be better than you were the day before? Google’s BOLD Internship is an 11-week internship designed to provide exposure into the technology industry for students who are historically under-represented in this field. However, the program isn’t just about work experience, it’s about...
Back-To-School: How To Become A Google Intern
[CHARTS] The Thousands Of High-Skilled Workers Who Can't Work For US Companies Because The Visa System Is Broken

Sparkon releases 'future visualization engine' to help kids choose a career

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Choosing a career can be a difficult decision left up to intuition and circumstance, but it doesn’t have to be. Sparkon is building a “future visualization engine” that helps kids figure out what they want to be when they...
Sparkon releases 'future visualization engine' to help kids choose a career

Path.To's Social Media Mojo Transforms Your Facebook Posts Into A New Job

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And by mojo, of course, we mean algorithm. Here's how job-matching site Path.To digs into your online life (not in a creepy way) to help find the right job for you. That banging noise you hear is one more nail going into the resume's coffin. The average recruiter spends six...
Path.To's Social Media Mojo Transforms Your Facebook Posts Into A New Job

What a hiring suggestion feature can teach us about LinkedIn and corporate recruiting

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If LinkedIn has become the quiet success of the major social web companies, LinkedIn’s Recruiter page is the quiet success — and cash machine – within the company. And a brand new feature shows how the company is turning your professional data into a gold mine for recruiters. LinkedIn’s “talent solutions” service, which...
What a hiring suggestion feature can teach us about LinkedIn and corporate recruiting
Collegefeed rolls out career marketplace nationwide to help students find jobs

CanWeNetwork is Highlight for professionals, finding people you'll want to connect with on LinkedIn

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Apps that recommend people nearby who are similar to you, like Highlight and the now Facebook-acqui-hired Glancee, were the talk of SXSW this year yet they’ve failed to take off in the mainstream. CanWeNetwork is a new app that refines the idea, turning it into a potentially very useful professional...
CanWeNetwork is Highlight for professionals, finding people you'll want to connect with on LinkedIn

MIT and the Boston Globe: can universities reboot news outlets?

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As old school news outlets struggle to find their footing in the digital world, a new partnership between two flagship Boston institutions presents some intriguing possibilities. The program will see MIT students embedded directly in the Boston Globe while the newspaper in turn provides the school with archives and an...
MIT and the Boston Globe: can universities reboot news outlets?

Radio news is tops for teenagers

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The rather unsurprising, if somewhat depressing, result of a new survey shows that not too many British teenagers are reading newspapers. More surprisingly, their preferred news provider is radio rather than online. According to a survey conducted by the youth writing website Movellas.com, 61% (of the 30,000 12-18 year olds...
Radio news is tops for teenagers

Apple Engineers Say Company Secrecy Makes It A Bad Place To Work For (AAPL)

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Despite an unprecedented number of leaks last year, Apple still has a reputation for being one of the world's most secretive companies. It's so secretive, it annoys employees who say they don't even know what they're working on half the time. A number of recent reviews on Glassdoor, a site...
Apple Engineers Say Company Secrecy Makes It A Bad Place To Work For (AAPL)
Bing adds social networks and more answers to Snapshot information sidebar

10 Lessons I've Learned in My First Start-Up Job Out of College

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So, you just graduated. If you were wise enough to pursue a degree that is in demand among start-ups and have landed a job, congratulations! Despite the hesitancy common amongst your peers, you’ve taken the adventurous route and have found yourself in the midst of a small group of people...
10 Lessons I've Learned in My First Start-Up Job Out of College

Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest

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There may be a vague optimistic glow on the horizon, but it’s hardly like sunny boom times have returned to America. So after so many years of economic hardship, and so many unsettling changes to how we work and what sort of jobs are available, how are Americans coping? Has...
Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest

Teens in Tech Jobs launches to help companies find interns

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Startups, and companies of any size, are always on the lookout for awesome interns. First, it’s a great way to offload some of the tasks that full-time employees shouldn’t be focusing on, and second it’s great for company culture to bring in some younger blood. Of course, it’s also a...
Teens in Tech Jobs launches to help companies find interns

This Seems Wrong: Samsung Just Hired A Judge Who Ruled In Its Favor Against Apple (AAPL, SSNLF)

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This seems odd, and perhaps wrong. So you know how Samsung and Apple are in the middle of a drawn-out, very expensive legal battle over patents? Well, back in November, a UK judge named Robin Jacobs came out with a ruling against Apple and in favor of Samsung. And now?...
This Seems Wrong: Samsung Just Hired A Judge Who Ruled In Its Favor Against Apple (AAPL, SSNLF)

News Corporation takes on LinkedIn with WSJ Profile, a social network for The Wall Street Journal

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Following its catastrophic failure with Myspace, News Corporation is preparing to dive back into the social networking game through an expansion of The Wall Street Journal website. At an investor day in New York, Lex Fenwick, CEO of Dow Jones, outlined the company’s plans to transform the Wall Street Journal...
News Corporation takes on LinkedIn with WSJ Profile, a social network for The Wall Street Journal
Why Aren't College Students Using LinkedIn To Find Jobs?

How a CFO and an IT chief cooperate to add value at Able Engineering

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For Gregg Leach, CFO of aircraft overhaul and repair business Able Engineering, the need to involve the IT department on major projects was never questioned. "I've got more background in IT than I do in finance," said the finance chief, whose previous work experience included serving as the CIO of...
How a CFO and an IT chief cooperate to add value at Able Engineering

Here Are All The Reasons It Sucks To Work At Google (GOOG)

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Google is supposed to be one of the best places in the world to work. Googlers have some of the best perks and they are among the highest paid in the industry. But it's not all fantastic. In fact, as with any huge company with thousands of employees, there are...
Here Are All The Reasons It Sucks To Work At Google (GOOG)

Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest

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There may be a vague optimistic glow on the horizon, but it’s hardly like sunny boom times have returned to America. So after so many years of economic hardship, and so many unsettling changes to how we work and what sort of jobs are available, how are Americans coping? Has...
Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest
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