What Baboons Can Teach Us About Social Media

“Birds of a feather flock together” is a saying that exists in a number of different languages. “Gambá cheira gambá” (opossums smell other opossums) in Brazilian Portuguese is a particularly colourful example. The reason is that like-minded people like to hang out together across many cultures. And it seems the same is true of baboons.


The Best Places To Post Your Resume, Depending On Your Field

Getting your resume noticed is everything, and where you share it makes a huge difference. Uploading your resume to a big job board is a start, but many careers have special sites and communities that can give you a leg up on your competition. Let’s look at some of the best, based on the field you’re in or job you’re looking for.


All About The Best Ways To Use LinkedIn

Most of us have LinkedIn profiles, even if we don’t know exactly why we’re on the service. How do you actually put the site to use and how much information about yourself should you offer?


All About Utilising Social Media While Job Searching

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?


Facebook Adds Scrapbooks To Collect Photos Of Your Kids In One Place

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.


How To Edit And Delete Comments On Instagram

Nobody likes a dumb typo. Thankfully, you can correct those mistakes if you make them on Instagram. It’s a feature that’s been around for a while, but it’s a bit buried and you might not have noticed it.


Ask To Quantify 'Exposure' When Working For Free

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.


Form 'Creative Circles' Instead Of A Single Mentor For More Guidance

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.


How To Turn Off The Annoying Chirping Sounds In The Facebook App

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.


How A Young Australian Of The Year Got People To Stop Hating Her Social Club

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.