Don’t let LinkedIn ruin your chance of getting that job you want

Your LinkedIn profile is much more than just your online CV.

The job search is something that everyone over 18 has pulled their hair out over at one point or another in their life. What ways can you improve your credibility and the opportunities that are out there?

 

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Google Ad Preferences thinks it knows who you are from your web history

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Google’s Ad Preferences page shows you the profile Google has built up of your interests.

It has been said that Google knows more about what you like than your own partner. Now the search giant has given a glimpse on just how much information it has collected – and who it thinks you are.

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Facebook upgrading all users to Timeline: 5 things to do first

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Facebook profile using Timeline.

Facebook’s Timeline feature will become permanent for all users.  Everyone will be updated to Timeline automaically within a few weeks. Once your profile is updated, you have seven days to adjust your profile just how you want. Depending on how much info you put on your profile and how long you’ve been using Facebook could determine if you’ll need that much time, but at the end of the seven days, the change is permanent.

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‘Apply with Linkedin’ allows jobseekers to send Linkedin profiles directly to prospective employers

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Professional social network Linkedin

LinkedIn, a professional social network,  took the wraps off a tool that allows jobseekers to apply for open positions by sending their LinkedIn profiles directly to prospective employers.

 

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What is Your Facebook Profile Telling ID Thieves?

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Seemingly harmless information can help ID thieves unlock key to your identity.

Your pet’s name is a thieve’s best friend.  You may think you’re revealing precious little when you tell your Facebook friends that you’re dressing your pooch, Puddles, in your favorite color, red, for brunch at Grandma’s on Sunday. But you’ve actually just opened a Pandora’s box of risks.

 

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Facecrook – Crime Associated with Social Networking Sites Increases 7,000%

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Crime associated with social networking sites increased dramatically.

When Kai Leighton was born with a life-threatening heart defect, his mother and father did what many ­modern ­parents would do: they kept their concerned family and friends up to date with regular ­postings on Facebook.

 

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The Emerging Field Of Nutrigenomics

Diets Based On Your Genes 

The emerging field of nutrigenomics, which aims to identify the genetic factors that influence the body’s response to diet and studies how the bioactive constituents of food affect gene expression, is explored in a series of provocative, interdisciplinary reports and analyses in the December 2008 Special Issue (Volume 12, number 4) of OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology.

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Yotify: Making Search Social

Yotify:  Making Search Social 

A new engine can turn a difficult search into a communal quest.  Looking for an apartment online, day after day, can get tedious. Finding the right sofa at the right price can also be time consuming. A new search engine, called Yotify, is designed to make these kinds of persistent quests more tolerable, and hopefully more successful.

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