Over the last few years, careers in social media have exploded as companies realize the value of reaching their customers on the medium where they spend most of their time.According to data from LinkedIn compiled by social marketing platform Offerpop, there has been a remarkable 1,357 percent increase in social media positions posted on LinkedIn since 2010.For more on the rise of social media jobs, take a look at the infographic at the article link.
Via Lauren Moss
“Love to share your Building Information Modeling skills? As business professional, your work is already helping others. As an adjunct BIM Instructor with the International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) Online, you will have the opportunity to help our students learn real world practices. This is a remote work-from-home position.”
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There's a serous disconnect between companies and potential employees in the United States—one that may be holding our entire economy back. And, contrary to the conventional wisdom, it's a problem that has been caused—and can only be cured by—companies. So says Peter Cappelli in his 2012 book Why Good People Can't Get Jobs.
In Cappelli's view of the state of the modern employment landscape, there are several issues preventing companies from finding the talent they need—and none of them are related to the conventional cries from businesses and the media about a lack of talent in the pool, or the failure of the American education system to turn out people with appropriate skills.
By J.G. Vibes theintelhub.com. May 2, 2012. In order to be effective, social activism must be in a constant state of evolution, to contend with the games that are played and the tricked that are pulled by the forces that are trying to maintain power.
Citizen Journalism – More Powerful Than We RealizeTechnology StoryIf you have not seen the video about Joseph We call the ability for regular (non media) people to deliver “news” to the world, Citizen Journalism.
We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email and blogging to help you find the best time to communicate with others in each format.The tricky thing I’ve come across is that since the Web is still so new, a lot of the research available to us is conflicting. We really need more time and more studies to get definitive answers about what works best, and the fact that our audience members are constantly changing their own activity patterns makes it even harder to work out for sure. Looking at the latest social media stats seems to only confirm that.So my suggestion would be to use this guide as just that--a guide to help you work out what to test for in your own audience, so that you can see what actually works best in your specific case....
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Here is John Cassidy writing in the New Yorker (HT: Tod Modisett): The reaction to the May employment report has been depressingly predictable: Republicans have been gleefully proclaiming that President Obama's fiscal ...
Independent OnlineJournalism will not dieIndependent OnlineWriting recently in The Diplomat, journalist Zhang Lijia argued: “Ultimately, China's leaders will have to grant the same rights to those who make iPhones as to those who use them.” Ours is...
The School of Data Journalism is a series of panel discussions and workshops on various aspects of data journalism organised by the European Journalism Centre and the Open Knowledge Foundation. It is hosted at the ...
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