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

Darain Faraz | Posted 17.08.2016 | 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 03.08.2016 | 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 06.07.2016 | 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 25.04.2016 | 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 10.02.2016 | 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 28.10.2015 | 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 01.07.2016 | 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 25.01.2016 | 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 19.05.2016 | 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 HuffPost...

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...