Tag Archives: LinkedIn

Gawker Security Breach Forces Massive LinkedIn Password Changes

I received two security-related emails in the last 24 hours. One was from Gawker Media stating that there was a breach via its commenting system. The second email arrived this morning from LinkedIn, asking me to reset my password because my account was disabled for “security reasons.”

According to this Gawker blog post, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, Gawker, Jezebel, io9, Jalopnik, Kotaku, Deadspin, and Fleshbot were all affected by the security breach. Continue reading

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Quick Tips For Using LinkedIn In Your Job Search

I’ve heard people say this many times and have experienced it myself, job hunting is a full time job. This isn’t a pie in the sky tech blog post, this is coming from the trenches. I’ve been job searching for the past four months and I want to share my observations using LinkedIn to help you with your search.

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How To Pitch Social Media To Your Boss

It’s safe to say that there is no one formula for presenting social media to your company. The approaches will differ based on your position in the company, the company’s culture, formal presentation processes, probably on the size of your company, and the receptiveness of the industry to social media. But if you believe, as I do, that social media is here to stay and that your businesses can benefit from the social revolution, then you should find some helpful tips here for making your big pitch.

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How To Crowdsource Answers Using LinkedIn and Aardvark [VIDEO] (Updated)

I regularly use LinkedIn and Aardvark (vark.com) to conduct advanced Internet research. In this video, I’ll show you how to use these tools to get answers to complex questions.

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