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Facebook App Glassdoor Integrates Job Hunting Into Social Networking Facebook App Glassdoor Integrates Job Hunting Into Social Networking

Glassdoor is a careers site that competes in the same realm as as CareerBuilder and Monster. They have recently integrated an interesting Facebook app that will reveal what personal connections you have for a job you are potentially hunting. When …

Using Social Media To Get Work

If you prefer to live in the real world you will agree that the job situation in the US is not getting better any time soon. If there are any political pundit types out there who want to duke it out about the what’s and why’s of this situation that’s fine. I’m just stating a fact.

Anonymous Comment Costs School Employee His Job

Most of us have blogs, right? How do you react to anonymous vulgar comments? Hit SPAM, right? Yeah, me too. And so did the Director of Social Media for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Kurt Greenbaum. The first time. But when the anonymous commenter again posted the single-word vulgarity, Greenbaum tracked his IP address—to a school.

Newsday Writer Leaves Due To ‘Pay For Access’ Decision

Here’s an interesting twist on the ‘pay for access to conten’t dilemma that faces the newspaper industry these days. Newspapers who do this may actually lose a writer or two! While it’s not likely that staffers at any newspaper are looking to just walk out the door to another job because there really aren’t any but you may get some that are going to walk n principle.

Best Buy Lists Twitter Followers As Job Qualification
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A recruitment ad for a Sr. Manager – Emerging Media Marketing Job at US retailer Best Buy includes an item under the ‘Preferred Qualifications’ heading that applicants have “250 plus followers on Twitter.”

Lesson Of The Day: Don’t Tweet About Hating A Job You’re Trying To Get

It’s still hard to believe that there are people today that do not realize that we live in a radically transparent world where virtually nothing is private.

One such person apparently Tweeted herself out of a nice job at Cisco with this tweet:

Coolest Occupation On The Planet

This dude has the coolest job in the world. He’s the audio engineer at Austin City Limits and has been for decades.

Anyone have a cooler job? It’s my goal to meet all the people in the world with cool jobs. I figure that’ll keep me busy for at least a few months. :-)

One way you know that they have a cool job? They don’t leave.

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