Out Now: Episode 414: Being Comfortable Claiming Space With Eliza VanCort

NLRB Briefing Discusses Social Media Policies & Protected Activity

NLRB Insights into Social Media Policies

**January 25th, 2012 UPDATE.  While the information below is still important, the NLRB provided more insights into social media policies. You can download the second report here.   Employer policies should not be so sweeping that they prohibit the kinds of activity protected by federal labor law, such as the discussion of wages or working […]

Facebook: Your Business’s Online Front Porch

Using Facebook as an Online Business Community

This post was written and published in the August 2011 issue of Edmond Active Magazine.  I’m delighted to be their business and social media columnist.   Social media is a community, a place for friendships, business, and conversations.  Not unlike the small town I grew up in of Mayetta, Kansas.  People shared stories about their […]

From #BlogHer Mind the Gap With Your Blog’s Brand

Performing Gap Analysis for your Brand

You may not know but I also serve as a writer for SmartBrief.  This article I wrote was originally posted at SmartBrief’s Social Media Blog here where I’m covering the female blogger conference, BlogHer.   There is no longer any that doubt that blogging is big business, said branding expert Sandra Miley,who spoke at BlogHer Pathfinder Day on Thursday. There are […]

Part 2 — Is Being Muslim Keeping Me From Getting Job?

Does Religion Affect Your Job Search?

Yesterday, I posed a question from one of my readers.  She’s actively looking for a job in the human resource industry, speaks fluent English and Arabic, and is active in her Woman’s Muslim Association.  She wondered if mentioning these small pieces of information might be hurting her job search. Little did I know that yesterday […]

The Essential Job Seeker Toolkit & More

In 2007, I started blogging here at Blogging4Jobs with the intention of providing job seekers information, resources, and insights into why they couldn’t get the job.  As a corporate HR and Recruiting pro, my hands were tied.  Attorneys advised me from giving you the real reason you didn’t get the job for fear it could […]

Crowdsourcing the Job Search with Social Media

Crowdsourcing in your job search

While playing around on Google+ today I saw a post by Chris Brogan.  Because of the sheer volume of followers I have in my own tweet stream, I’m sad to admit that I miss out on some of Chris’s insights.  But thankfully for Google+ and Chris’s post, I saw this great video and blog post […]