• 10 ways to use social media in your job hunt

    Over 80% of employers now look for new hires on LinkedIn. Here's how to make the most of your online "personal brand."

    By Anne Fisher, contributor

    Dear Annie: I've been working for the same company for the past 19 years, but I just found out my department is being eliminated (outsourced) three months from now, so I'm job hunting for the first time in almost two decades. Obviously, lots of things have MORE

    Jan 13, 2011 12:47 PM ET
  • Get out of my Facebook, Larry

    As some of you may know, I am very careful about how I Twitter. I occupy my space, but don't do MySpace. And I am not particularly LinkedIn, although I did make the mistake of signing up for it once. Since then, I am importuned daily by people who want me to link to them. I have no desire to do so. I am a virtual hermit, even though my brick MORE

    - Mar 4, 2010 2:03 PM ET
  • 10 Things you can do on a quiet summer afternoon

    Program your ring tones. Right now I just added "Big Pimpin'" as the signature ring for our head of Sales. She'd really like it. In a few minutes I'm going to download a couple of games. I hear the new Incredible Hulk mobile game is terrific. This would be a departure from most that are associated with films, which are totally bogus.

    - Jun 12, 2008 12:43 PM ET
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  • I'm sorry but I'm not linking to you

    It happened again this morning. "Boris Nofziger has invited you to connect on LinkedIn," said my inbox. Hm, I thought. Boris Nofziger. Who the frig is Boris Nofziger.

    - Apr 1, 2008 11:50 AM ET
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