Daily Archives: September 1, 2012

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How To Make The Right First Impression On Social Media – Infographic

First impressions are everything, but sometimes they creep up on you. As a job candidate, 86% of potential employers will look at your social profiles — even if you don’t explicitly share those links. While Facebook red-cup duty is common practice for job seekers, you might be surprised to know that recruiters think poor spelling looks worse than drinking.

Along with copyediting yourself, data shows you may want to keep Burning Man references under cover, too — 18% of recruiters reacted negatively to the festival.

Column Five Media put together an infographic of tips for using social media to make first impressions — and included a few things every job seeker should avoid. Data is courtesy of Jobvite.

Source: Mashable.com, Jobvite, Column Five

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Pandora’s Content Costs Outpace Revenue Growth – Infographic

This chart shows the year-over-year growth of Pandora’s revenue and content acquisition costs.

Source: Statista

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Will Music Streaming Ever Be Profitable? – Infographic

This chart shows revenue and net loss of music streaming services Pandora and Spotify.

Source: Statista

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44% Of U.S. Marketers Have No Interest In Pinterest – Infographic

The chart shows the results of a survey among U.S. marketing and advertising executives regarding their company’s attitude toward Pinterest.

Source: Statista

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Apple’s Stock Climbs 77% In First Year Under CEO Tim Cook – Infographic

This chart compares Apple’s stock performance in the first 12 months under CEOs Steve Jobs and Tim Cook.

Source: Statista