How Your Social Media Profile Could Make Or Break Your Next Job Opportunity

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Description: The idea that your social media profile is being observed and analyzed by future employers has existed as long as social media itself. However, a recent survey by Eurocom Worldwide has confirmed that nearly 20% of tech industry companies admit to turning down prospective employees because of their social media profiles. Source: Date:… Read more »

What is linkedin?

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Description:LinkedIn, an online social networking site aimed at professionals. Date: Feb 26, 2011 Questions for discussion: What are the benefits of using LinkedIn? Could theses benefits be relized by students trying to break into the workforce? What are the downsides of uning a social network like linkedIn?