10 LinkedIn Profile Tips for College Students

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College students and new grads are the fastest growing demographic on LinkedIn. It makes sense because students now know that they need to be active on LinkedIn to create an impressive digital presence and to find internships and first jobs which is why I decided to put together a list of LinkedIn Profile Tips Are […]

Research Reveals How Labor Unions Use Social Media

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LabourStart’s Finding on Unions Sharing Information with Technology Yesterday, I hosted a webinar titled, “Understanding Unions, NLRB, and Social Media.”  The webinar was fantastic and during Jon Hyman and I’s presentation, we discussed data from LabourStart on how unions are using social media and technology to drive information to employees about unions.    During my career in […]

How Jack Dorsey Can Save Twitter & Retain His Employees

This weekend the cat came out of the bag that not 1, not 3 but 5 of Twitter’s top company executives were leaving the organization. It was a media frenzy which executives of Twitter and their PR teams are most assuredly already accustomed to. Twitter is no stranger to media, drama or business critics throughout […]

I Unfriended My Mom on Facebook

Basic Rules for Families on Facebook

Facebook Rules for When Your Family is on Facebook A couple weeks ago, a Facebook friend messaged me this question on Facebook: Is there or have you heard anything about where to find anything on Facebook etiquette for aging adults/grandparents/parents? My Mom has started FBing and has no boundaries. I’m having a hard time explaining […]

3 Ways to Build Power and Influence in the Workplace

Workplace Power & Influence

This article is Part 3 of an ongoing series on influence in work, life, and the workplace.  In Part 1, we discussed how someone is determined influential.  In Part 2, the subject of online social media and influence was discussed and how it is tragically misunderstood.   3 Ways to Build Power and Influence in the Workplace  Whether on […]

Donglegate: HR Gone Wild

Donglegate is just a workplace issue gone wild…. Today’s post is a morality play, filled with arrogance, rudeness, naivety and stupidity. That’s because I am writing about harassment, sexual and otherwise – and the potential outocmes of dealing with the stupidity of sexual harassment.  Or maybe I am only joking. Have you heard about Donglegate yet?  […]