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Why The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Is A Symptom Of A More Fundamental Problem

Andy Lopata | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK
Andy Lopata

The stories coming out of Hollywood and elsewhere of Harvey Weinstein's admitted and alleged behaviour are horrific as are the subsequent wave of post...

A Giant Spambot Has Been Discovered And It's Probably Got Your Email

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Tech

An absolutely massive spambot has been discovered with access to over 711 million email addresses. The spambot, known only as ‘Onliner’, was disco...

All You Need To Know About The New LinkedIn

Victoria McLean | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Tech
Victoria McLean

In the meantime, here's what you need to know about the latest changes to the online behemoth, which now has a massive 500million users, and which boasts that for each new connection you make, you'll expand the reach of your professional network by an average of 400 people, 100 companies and more than 500 jobs...

Thousands Of Passwords Belonging To Senior UK Figures 'Traded By Russian Hackers'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK

Russian hackers have reportedly traded passwords belonging to British politicians, diplomats and senior police officers. Security credentials said to ...

Love Your Work Colleagues: 10 Ways To Find Common Ground

Jen Barton | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

While lots of us dream of finding the right job - one that gets us excited about going to work each day, challenges us to perform above and beyond and...

Would You Let A Stranger Pick Your Facebook Profile Picture? This Is Why You Should

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Tech

We all spend more and more of our time building relationships online, whether that is professional connections on LinkedIn or slightly-less-profession...

How To Use LinkedIn To Land Your Dream Job

Victoria McLean | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK
Victoria McLean

When it comes to social media, LinkedIn is THE way to boost your career and land your dream job. If you craft an all-singing, all-dancing, perfect pro...

Want To Travel To The US? You'll Now Be Asked To Show Your Social Media Accounts

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Tech

Thinking of travelling to the US soon? The likelihood is that you’ll need to apply for an ESTA or Visa waiver agreement. Well as part of that proces...

Can Age Ever Be More Than Just A Number?

Darain Faraz | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Darain Faraz

I believe that businesses need to do more to re-engage older generations in the world of work today. As employers we have a responsibility - as well as a clear commercial opportunity - to encourage older people to look again at new careers and make it easier for them to switch roles.

Seven Simple Steps To Finally Begin Your Career Following University

Phillip Krynski | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Phillip Krynski

You are petrified to join the "real world" workforce. You finished your degree and have all the necessary tools to look for a career, but your confide...

Linkedin Isn't For Freelancers...Or Is It?

Jo Rourke | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK Tech
Jo Rourke

Linkedin, when used correctly, can be an extension of your website, providing information you won't include there, and, contrary to popular belief, it can be customised considerably; giving it your personal touch. You'll notice I said it's an extension of your website, not an extension of your CV. After all, your Linkedin profile can have, among other things:

Why I Don't Want You to Recommend Me

Andy Lopata | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK
Andy Lopata

So, do I want you to recommend my services? Of course I do...I love it when people tell others about what I do. But would I much prefer that you referred me? Absolutely.

Six Tips To Guide You Through the Post A-Level Job Jungle

Darain Faraz | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Darain Faraz

The end of the school and college term is here, marking a life changing point for many of you - whether you're heading to uni this September or lookin...

Are Online Business Networks on the Way Out?

Paul Blanchard | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Tech
Paul Blanchard

A couple of weeks ago, two friends of mine independently decided to leave LinkedIn. They clicked the 'close account' button and that was it...gone in an instant. I have to say, I was shocked. But then, perhaps I shouldn't have been.

This LinkedIn User Totally Shut Down A Man For Treating Site 'Like Tinder'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK

A LinkedIn user has been praised after brilliantly shutting down a man for treating the professional networking site “like Tinder”. Abigail McAlpi...

To Be Bold When Others Are Fearful - How Shrewd Employees Can Use Social Technologies During Times of Economic Uncertainty

Natalie Nezhati | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech
Natalie Nezhati

The FTSE is floundering, sterling is spiralling and British workers are bracing themselves for post-Brexit redundancies. The collective mood is one of...

Microsoft Is Buying LinkedIn For $26 Billion

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Tech

Microsoft has announced today that it is in the process of buying professional networking site LinkedIn. The technology giant will be paying $26 billi...

If You Want More Followers Online But Can't Seem to Get Them, This Article May Explain Why

Cassandra Lee Yieng | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Cassandra Lee Yieng

If you've ever sat up in bed wondering why you're not as popular as someone else online, why someone younger has more followers/friends/connections/su...

LinkedIn Is Helping Students Avoid Common Career Mistakes

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

LinkedIn is using its vast membership to help students find the right career. The professional social network is launching an app that aims to use som...

Single for Valentine's? Three Surefire Tips

James Moran | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Comedy
James Moran

Valentine's Day started, of course, to commemorate the occasion in 346AD when a valentine was crucified on a heart-shaped Thorntons milk tray. Ever since in the lead up to Valentine's Day people desperately seek a date to prove they're not fundamentally unloveable, these days often using dating apps like Tinder, OK Cupid and LinkedIn.

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

Sofie Sandell | Posted 28.10.2016 | 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 19.10.2016 | 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 29.09.2016 | 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 23.09.2016 | 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 11.09.2016 | 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.