February 12, 2013
Despite years as a Big Brother(BB)-free zone, this year I found myself captivated by the programme. There is a strange appeal in watching people and judging them. I guess many of you think there is little worse than watching BB, even fewer would consider being a contestant, yet how many of you allow yourself to be scrutinised by your online public? If you have signed up to Facebook, for example, you are probably being watched. (more…)
October 26, 2012
Google, the BBC and Unilever are the top three most attractive companies in the UK to work for, according to a Linkedin survey completed by thousands, released this week.
The professional social networking site ranked companies based on the behaviour of online networkers. They measured clicks through to the companies’ profile pages and visits to specific careers and jobs pages. (more…)
March 16, 2012
In a recent SM100 poll, buyers were asked whether they or their department used social media to help them with their day job. The results were evenly matched.
The boom in the use of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn is a revolution in instant communication and advocates swear by its effectiveness in connecting to wider communities of shared interests. For small businesses – particularly of professionals – it has become integrated into their daily life, and most now wouldn’t be without it (despite the occasional time-consuming over-indulgence). (more…)
February 29, 2012
Buyers beware, that person next to you, laughing at your jokes, encouraging you to take advantage of the complimentary drinks and asking you seemingly innocent questions about your work on the KLM flight to Tokyo might not be what they appear. (more…)