Category: Social Media

Sharing Career Advice

Earlier this summer, I gave some words of encouragement to a student who voiced concerns about pursuing a career. Below is the slightly edited exchange: Me: Nice introduction. Have you thought about yet what you would like to do career-wise…

Think Social Media Is Still A Fad?

If you had asked me two years ago if I was on Twitter, and what I thought about it, I would have said, “No” and “What’s the point?” If you had asked me six years ago if I was on…

The Importance of Relationship Building

The importance of relationship building is well documented, especially in the business world. This may be review to those whose livelihoods (and their ability to earn an income) depend on their ability to sell goods or services. As a salesperson,…

Smartphones and Social Media Vol. 2 – LinkedIn

This post is a continuation of a short series of posts that detail how the world of social media and your “career toolbox” have merged together on the Smartphone. In the first edition in this series, I spoke at length…

Smartphones and Social Media

Doesn’t it seem like everyone has a Smartphone these days? I see people using their Smartphone walking around the SJSU campus, at the movies, or even the gym. It seems like everyone is on one. But, what are they doing on…

Will Recruiters Soon Be Mayors of Foursquare?

Foursquare, the increasingly popular location based social networking site, was recently named one of TIME.com’s 50 worst inventions. Your reaction to this probably comes close to one of the following: A). You nod yes in agreement with TIME.com B). You…