8 April 2015
When you know that potential employers will be Googling your name, do you carefully edit your social media presence to sound professional or do you let the tweets fly without a care? Moreover, how can you utilise social media to your advantage when searching for a job?
2 April 2015
Facebook has added a new feature called Scrapbooks, which takes the photos you’ve tagged your children in and organises them in one album for sharing.
4 March 2015
3 March 2015
Not everyone agrees about working for free. But if you’re new to an industry, it might help get your foot in the door. Employers know this, so sometimes they will offer exposure in exchange for an unpaid job. If you go this route, at least ask them to quantify what that means.
26 February 2015
You probably know that working with a mentor is important to your career development. However, it can be a real challenge to find the perfect mentor and ask them to help you. Make the search easier on yourself by forming a “creative circle” from your peer network rather than seeking out a single person to guide you.
17 February 2015
Over the last couple days, an update for the Facebook app on iOS and Android has been rolling out. You may have noticed one very distinct change: weird chirping sounds. Here is how you can turn them off in iOS and Android.
In 2012, Marita Cheng won the Young Australian of the Year award for founding Robogals; a youth initiative that aims to boost female enrollments in engineering and technology courses. While on academic exchange at Imperial College London, Marita attempted to expand the movement to UK classrooms. Her recruitment drive was initially met with zero interest — until she employed an ingeniously simple trick that helped grow Robogals into a global phenomenon. If you’re trying to get your own social club off the ground, this is how to boost attendance.
13 February 2015
Worried about what will happen to your Facebook account when you die? There’s now an option where you can set a “Legacy Contact” who will be allowed to manage your account after your death — but at the moment Australians can’t use it.
5 February 2015
We get it: No one likes Facebook. Twitter is full of trolls. Social networks can be a pain, but they’re also great ways to stay in touch with friends and talk to new people. Even so, every few weeks we hear from someone who wants to just “quit” Facebook altogether. Here’s why that’s a silly idea, and what you can do instead that will make you just as happy.