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For Those Who Just Need Or Want A New Job

“All we have to do now
Is take these lies and make them true somehow
All we have to see
Is that I don’t belong to you
And you don’t belong to me…”

—George Michael, Freedom

We just had a … Read more

#TChat Preview: How Social Networking And The Job Search Pay Off

The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015, from 1-2 pm ET (10-11 am PT).

Last week we talked about how employers can help bridge the great debt divide, and this week we’re going to … Read more

Why More Social And Less Stupid Are Music To My Ears

“You’re a big music fan, aren’t you?”

We stood there talking among other parents who mingled while kids ran around celebrating our Little League T-ball season.

“Yes, indeed,” I answered.

“You heard about B.B. King?”

“Yes, what a loss to … Read more

Reputation Management — Building Your Brand!

People are often surprised by what they hear that has been said behind their backs….! I emphasize as part of my Reputation Management theme, the better one manages his or her reputation, the less likely such surprises will occur.

So … Read more

3 Ways To Future-Proof Your Career

A realization that we haven’t made the smartest of career moves might have dawned on many of us when reading the news this week. Experts have predicted that 10 million British jobs — which equates to one in three … Read more

#TChat Recap: The HR Whine & Dine Networking Movement

The HR Whine & Dine Networking Movement

By now, most of us have had a small taste at what networking events have to offer. Networking usually involves a formal setting, with hardly enough time or real opportunities to speak with … Read more

2014: Year of the Social Employer Brand Ambassador

We already know that social media is extremely powerful for business communication. Essentially, anyone with an internet connection has the potential to cultivate and grow a brand. Corporate brand, product brand, personal brand, employer brand — the possibilities are limitless.… Read more

Networking: 5 Ways To Work It Into Your Life

Written by Lynn Dixon, co-founder & COO, Hourly

Networking. Some people consider it a guaranteed way to connect with industry luminaries. Others believe it’s the ideal way market your professional capabilities and build brand awareness. Still, others dread the … Read more

Lessons in Community From My Hometown

I’m so proud to be from Boston. The events of the past week have reminded me just how special this community is.

Last Monday, some despicable, destructive acts suddenly thrust Boston to the front of the global stage. But … Read more

Empower Brand "You" #TChat Preview

We’ve made the business case for the unemployed and helped to further humanize brands. The growing space in between elevates employee and employer to better see into each other’s yard. The Internet’s collaborative inter-connectivity empowers us all to own our … Read more

#Nifty50 & Showing #Gratitude Social Media Best Practice

Today, I have two amazing reasons to be grateful: Cheryl K. Burgess (@ckburgess) and Pam Ross (@pamelamaeross) have nominated me for the “#Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012” and “The Five Read more

Top 5 Trends in the World of Work This Week

I like to talk nerdy and have this thing for using analogies, metaphors and alliteration to connect seemingly disparate phenomena — what some might call “random.” It’s not uncommon for me to do so using old school rap songs, childhood Read more

If Work isn't Fun, You're Doing it Wrong: #TChat Recap

Also known by the less fun title of:  The Business Heresy of Uninterrupted Power Supplies….

Are we having fun yet?

On Tuesday of this week at the fourth annual National Clean Energy Summit, Vice President Joe Biden said, “Our … Read more

Facebook & the Strange Engagement Arrangement: #TChat Recap

Just because I like you, doesn’t mean we’re friends. At least on Facebook.

I’m talking about the strange engagement arrangement between companies, associations, non-profits, clubs, professional groups, other groups, events — and their followers. Or, more appropriately, their fans who … Read more

The Professional Future of Facebook: #TChat Preview

Originally posted by Matt Charney, on MonsterThinking Blog

The short history of social media is littered with tools and technologies that were, for a brief moment, the “next big thing” for business, the proverbial ‘killer app’ that would justify, … Read more

There’s No Going Back From Global: #TChat Recap

Today’s recap is written by Caty Kobe, a member of the TChat community and the Focus Community Manager.

Last night’s #TChat made one thing was clear: globalization means a lot of different things to a lot of different … Read more

Crowdsourcing Prospective Candidates: Impossible?

Written by Omowale Casselle

Crowdsourcing is the act of outsourcing tasks traditionally performed by an employee or contractor, to an undefined, large group of people or community (a “crowd”), through an open call (Wikipedia). In theory, the internet should be … Read more

Monster's BeKnown Disrupts: Meet New School Social Networking

Weekends aren’t the usual time for companies to drop market-making news, but it happened this weekend, when Monster announced the launch of BeKnown, a networking application which marries the social-media savvy and vast audience of Facebook (more than 750 … Read more

Twitter Chats Reveal the Future of Online Communities

Written by Omowale Casselle

Recently, I have been paying a lot of attention to different chats that happen on Twitter. Quite honestly, these community focused discussions are extremely interesting to me because of what I believe they reveal about the … Read more

Finding Career Success Without A Job or Internship

Written by Kirsten Taggart

I’m currently in Australia taking some classes and learning what life is like in the southern hemisphere.  Even more, I’m learning some important lessons and tricks on how to advance my career away from home without … Read more

The Future of Web Technology: Nice to Meet You, Web 3.0

As a digital native, I grew up with the web. And by that I don’t mean I just grew up with Internet access, though that’s true. I mean the Web and I grew up together. See, I was just old … Read more

In the World of Our Work, We Are the Architects: #TChat Recap

If we all knew what we wanted to be when we grew up, then what’s the point of growing up? Where’s the beauty in the journey?

When I say “beauty” I’m not talking just about the literal kind of pretty, … Read more

New Technology Changing The Future of Resumes

Written by Kevin Wang

There are core values and ideas that will remain eternal. However, the shape and form in which they manifest themselves constantly changes through time due to improved technology or cultural shifts. Think of what marriage, transportation, … Read more

Preventing Unforced Social Recruiting Errors

Written by Omowale Casselle

Usually, one of the key characteristics of champions is that they have an amazing ability to prevent themselves from making unforced errors. Opponents will often try to force you into situations that they can utilize to … Read more