Blog Tag Archives: Social Media

Hired or fired? Your social media profile decides!

We are the social media generation. If we aren’t tweeting, we’re tagging. If we aren’t blogging, we’re browsing. These days, it’s pretty unusual for anyone with a smartphone (or a pulse) not to be on some form of social media, be it Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn… the list goes on.

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Your chance to win an iPad mini is just a click away…

Follow us on LinkedIn  this week and you’ll automatically be entered into a draw to win a brand new, still in box, never touched iPad mini.  The Winner will be selected at random and announced on our Company Page at 5:00pm (BST) on Friday 4th July.

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Younger Engineers Dominate LinkedIn

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Contrary to popular conception, recent analysis of LinkedIn’s user base pleasantly surprised us when we learnt that Engineers make up a staggering 15% of all LinkedIn’s users, with Sales lagging behind with just 11% of users. LinkedIn’s direct ad data reports that almost 24% of their registered users work in ‘Hi Tech‘ industries, representing the […]

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LinkedIn valued at over $2 Billion!

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Bloomberg has reported that a hedge fund have just paid $20m for approx. 1% of LinkedIn Corp, paying $21.50 per share. This values the company, which remains privately owned at this point, at a staggering $20 billion! This was a private transaction, so doesn’t represent new investment. In fact Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn’s CEO, declared “We […]

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Tech-Res cautions job-hunters using social / business networking sites

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Social and business networking sites are becoming increasingly popular for job hunters who are keen to broaden their contacts to keep abreast of potential employment opportunities. However, it is critical that you approach this with your eyes open and with caution.

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