10 Ways to Use Social Media to Get a Job inShare637 Traditionally it was employers who had to make themselves visible when looking to fill vacancies – posting adverts in the press, then choosing a pool of candidates from a veritable tsunami of applicants. But not any more. There's mounting evidence that personnel specialists are now scouring social media sites and job boards for potential employees.
offers more free online classes for the world By Jamie Beckett L.A. Cicero Computer science Professor John Mitchell will chair a multidisciplinary faculty committee on educational technology. Stanford University is introducing five free online classes this month, following a successful pilot last fall that drew more than 350,000 participants around the world. The online classes are part of a university initiative to creatively use new technology to improve education both on campus and off.
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Making extra money as a freelancer, without being cheated Today I’m going to show you some interesting ways to make money as a web professional. Before I do, let’s clarify something: the best way to make money as a web designer is to develop a portfolio of clients. However, as a professional in this saturated industry, you know as well as I do that there will be times when there’s a drought of work. There are so many designers, developers, freelancers, studios and so on, that there’s only so much work to go round. But fear not my young Web Jedi, there are many ways in which you can earn yourself some extra cash during those down-times until the work rolls your way again.
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