Life Online and the Questions I Get Asked About Life in Relation to Social Media

Sofie Sandell | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Tech
Sofie Sandell

People have manifold questions about our connected online lives and this prompted me to put them together in a column that I hope will become a feature in a newspaper and maybe a book in the future.

Top 5 social media blunders

Melissa Davis | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Tech
Melissa Davis

We regularly bring you examples of ways in which everyone from politicians to celebrities and even 'normal people' have managed to make spectacular bl...

Why Is Big Business Bothered About Global Gay Rights?

Jon Miller | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK
Jon Miller

The world is taking two divergent paths on gay rights. In many countries there is growing acceptance of LGB&T people, and legal protection from discri...

Seven Ways to Look Really Unprofessional and Senseless on LinkedIn

Sofie Sandell | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Tech
Sofie Sandell

Behaving well online and presenting yourself as a decent human being with good values and ideas isn't that hard. But still I see quite a few people using the network in a way that just makes you want to disconnect from them.

Can You Control Naming and Shaming Online?

Melissa Davis | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Tech
Melissa Davis

This week, the media is going to town on the story featuring a female barrister, who received a pretty sleazy and flirty email on professional networking site LinkedIn, from a considerably older, married senior lawyer, who was clearly taken with the counsel half his age.

Dear 'Daily Mail', Just Like the Feminazi Lawyer, I Also Ogle Men Online

Jessie Thompson | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK
Jessie Thompson

Well, that was unexpected. The massive feminazi barrister Charlotte Proudman, who called out the lawyer 30 years her senior for messaging her to say she was 'stunning', sits around on Facebook all day, ogling men. AND women.

LinkedIn - What I've Learned

Joe Savidge | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Joe Savidge

1. Don't underestimate how much your profile says about you. Your picture is the first thing someone sees, so if it's you on the beach or enjoying a cocktail, change it. It doesn't have to be taken by a professional, but you need to look like a professional in it

How To Use Your LinkedIn Profile To Land You A Job

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

If you missed out on the milkround recruitment cycle, chances are you’re starting to think seriously about what you want to do with your future roun...

How Can a Social Network Tackle Diversity Issues Within the Creative Industries

Ciarán Burke | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Tech
Ciarán Burke

It is fair to say that Facebook has revolutionised social interactions for most people. Whilst, once, friends would call each other on their parents' landline during the evening to catch up, now they are constantly connected in a network where information, news and events enrich and improve the lives of all members.

Brand Development in Scandinavian Style

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Tech
Ehsan Khodarahmi

The region has proved that innovation is the key factor to growth and sustainability; hence they invest in research and development. In fact Scandinavia has the highest number of researchers per million people; with Finland being the world leader followed by Denmark.

Five Ways To Open Doors Using LinkedIn

Michelle Beckett | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK
Michelle Beckett

Now you have your dream list and you've found them on advanced search and groups - what next? Be bold. Introduce yourself. Send them a connection request, comment on their group discussion... I'm not a huge fan of cheesy quotes, but this one has always resonated with me: "Doors will be opened to those bold enough to knock."

Prince Harry Updates His LinkedIn Page Now He's Leaving The Army

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Everyone's Favourite Royal (TM) is reportedly planning to leave the British Army. We checked out his updated LinkedIn page... (Created for Huff...

Tweet Your Way to the Top: How Social Media Can Broaden Your Employment Horizons

Kirstie Mackey | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK
Kirstie Mackey

Utilising Twitter and LinkedIn can give you some incredibly valuable insights into a company that will really make you standout in an interview.

Ready To Cringe? LinkedIn Release Top 10 Overused Terms

The Huffington Post UK | Laura Heffernan | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

As the new year job hunt starts to get under way more and more people are updating their LinkedIn profiles accordingly. LinkedIn has lent a helpin...

Facebook For Work Is Here

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

Facebook has unveiled Facebook At Work, a new dedicated social network that would centre around businesses and their employees. It was rumoured tha...

Facebook at Work: Innovation or Imitation?

Jason Mander | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Rumour has it that Facebook is set to launch a new work-oriented platform in 2015.

#Awkward Social Media Moments

Sadie Brown | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech
Sadie Brown

I am an avid Tweeter and Instagramer with touches of Facebook and Pinterest on the side. What's better than connecting with your loved ones wherever they are in the world, posting a selfie when you feel good, and keeping up to date with world news, trends and your favourite celebrities and brands at the swipe of your finger. But like all good things in life, there is ultimately a downside...

Leadership Lessons of the Selfie Monkey

Geoffrey Wadhurst | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Geoffrey Wadhurst

Alas, I was not quick enough as Pulse was already saturated with thinly disguised profile-raising tributes. When I returned to my email to check for more coaching requests, there was another message from Will.

The Long Wait for LinkedIn Long-Form Posts

Geoffrey Wadhurst | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Geoffrey Wadhurst

I use this inspiring quote not infrequently with clients. I say "clients" but, as I may have mentioned in earlier posts, my sole client remains my friend Keith with whom I continue to climb his Everest-scale cynicism.

UnLinked: Are LinkedIn Taking Away One of Their Most Powerful Tools?

Andy Lopata | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Lopata

Have LinkedIn taken away one of the most powerful tools on the site? ... users are no longer able to request introductions to third-degree connections... they are removing fundamental functionality that makes LinkedIn stand out from all other social networking sites in favour of encouraging spam.

Should Workers Still Be Paid For Time at the Office or What They Actually Deliver?

Mark Hillary | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hillary

I haven't worked in a single corporate job where I was paid overtime. The last time I could actually claim overtime regularly for hours worked beyond those normally scheduled was when I was stacking apples on the produce counter in Safeway - happy days.

Where Is Social Media Marketing Heading?

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Tech
Ehsan Khodarahmi

People tend to ignore marketers' messages on social media, mainly due to frustration over quantity and sometimes irrelevancy of adverts... The best quality content is not necessarily expensive to create; but definitely appealing to people. In different words, brands need to act more like human.

Complicity in China's Internet Censorship Is a Betrayal of Those Who Died in Tiananmen Square

David Spencer | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech
David Spencer

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre will be marked today across the world, with particularly notable events attracting thousands onto the streets in Hong Kong and Taiwan, and scores of articles and recollections being published in papers and online.

Adventures in Indie Publishing: Part Three

Chris Saunders | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Chris Saunders

Market primed, you can finally hit 'publish.' The KDP service allows you to utilize various promotional offers, such as discounted pricing or offering your book free for a limited time. With X: A Collection of Horror, I opted for the latter.

Should Employers Reward More Employees for Their Social Media Profiles and Personal Brands?

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Tech
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

Business today means leading and empowering professionals towards branding themselves, and being less precious about top-down control. Help people to be themselves and trust that they will return the favour by bringing brands and campaigns to life, just like Pinocchio.