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Many see Twitter as a place for a bit of casual celebrity stalking, micro-blogging their day-to-day lives and occasionally begging for a retweet from their childhood hero, but many underestimate its potential for networking opportunities.
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Beautiful days seem gray.
Mental health issues in the workplace cost the UK economy more than £15bn a year in lost revenue – but there is no single solution to improving employees' wellbeing. If the UK is to wipe out the estimated 140m working days lost every year through staff sickness, there needs to be a culture change right across the business sector, from the small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to the giant international corporates. These were just some of the arguments put forward at a recent roundtable, hosted by the Guardian in association with Bupa , which considered what businesses can do to guarantee a healthy workforce and a healthier balance sheet.
Changing jobs? It's important to make the transition smooth and avoid any gaps Photograph: Martin Argles for the Guardian
Public sector workers need to be strategic when looking to cross into the corporate world. Photograph: Luke Macgregor/Reuters It's been predicted that up to 500,000 public sector jobs could be cut by the end of 2015 .
Posted on July 28th, 2012 by david Think back for a moment and remember when you were really excited to get the interview for the job you’re in.
There are few events more inspiring than the Olympics.
Criticism of has been raining down on careers services professionals. Helen Stringer says the profession is meeting the challenges of the graduate market head on. Photograph: Mahesh Kumar A/AP
Back in May, Josh James, the co-founder of analytics company Omniture and now CEO of business intelligence startup Domo , announced an eyebrow-raising idea: He was kicking off an eight-week initiative that would require every one of Domo’s 130 employees to become active on social media.
There’s a lot I’d like to say about women and science, but most must wait for another day.
The Top Three Social Media Platforms for Career Management Results of a recent survey showed that of those organisations using Social Media for recruitment:
Two often neglected sections of a your LinkedIn profile are your summary (basically your bio) and specialties box. The specialities is a bunch of keywords that recruiters, customers, suppliers will use to search and find your profile. In spite of this, all too often people don’t even bother to fill either section in.
THE thousands of students who will graduate across Scotland this summer would be forgiven for feeling a bit gloomy about their prospects.
Your online social network circles could benefit your career.