LinkedIn–Not Your Grandmother’s Facebook

Forget your Facebook--Like your LinkedIn

In the Huffington Post on August 14, 2013, Adam Wexler provided several interesting insights regarding the ways in which LinkedIn is gaining social media prominence over Facebook.  As he explains, "LinkedIn possesses an inherent advantage over all of the other social networks: it is a professional network. If you're a recent graduate … [Read more...]

Using Social Media for Job Searching

Getting a job involves more than just updating your resume!

As part of my Professional and Technical Communication course at Rose-Hulman, I ask students to revise their current resume and job application letter to target a particular job and company.  For many students, the notion of customizing the standard one-page resume, letting it reflect the company culture and its values (information available on … [Read more...]