Tag Archives: Job

How Facebook Can Get You Fired – Infographic

fired-for-facebook_52670117e4bd3We’ve all heard the horror stories about employees lashing out on social media about their jobs. This infographic shows how social media can carry heavy consequences for both employers and employees.

7 in 10 adults use social media, and the average person spends 15.5 hours per month on Facebook alone. This gives ample chances for employees and employers to create some large social media blunders-especially when 1 in 4 don’t manage their privacy settings.

Some states have created laws to protect employees and employers, but the laws in each state differ. While the First Amendment protects you from legal consequences, it won’t protect you from having to pay the piper after a rant on Facebook. Continue reading

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Frequent Sex Equals Higher Income: Study

On today’s “Off The Charts,” Bloomberg chief markets correspondent Scarlet Fu looks at a recent study that found that the more sex you have the higher your income. She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

A Social Media Resume Can Land You Your Next Job – Infographic

Unless your job is managing the company’s online marketing or social media accounts, you’re most likely not gonna get a green light to access social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and (especially) YouTube at your workplace. Most companies simply hate it. But despite this, did you know that social media can also land you your dream job? Continue reading

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How to turn your hobby into a business – Many people dream about making a living out of their talent, hobby or passion, but is there anything stopping them making that dream a reality? At Make It Cheaper, we speak … Continue reading

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The Signs of Stressed and Overworked Employees – Infographic

Are you stressed at work? You’re not alone: A recent Gallup poll indicates that on-the-job pressure is the top reason for employee dissatisfaction in the American workforce, and nearly half of American workers say their job is “very or extremely stressful.”

And whether you notice it or not, you’re broadcasting clear signs that should indicate to your employer that you are overworked and need a change of pace. The infographic below, developed by Column Five in conjunction with employee wellness company Keas, shows exactly how employees behave when they’ve been pushed to their limits. Workers tend to develop classic symptoms when their workload gets too much to bear, such as poor memory, fatigue and bad time management. They also exhibit odd behaviors, working too much or too little in response to the level of stress in the workplace. Employers should be watching for these key symptoms and redirecting overworked employees to a more manageable situation…Read More

Infographic research and design by Column Five

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How Social Media can land you a job – Infographic

Mashable – 04/06/2012

Is your Boss Fair?

Job Titles anyone?…Interesting for Profile-Neurotics

Work-Life-Balance is a Pipe Dream…

In  a time were everyone is in fear to lose the job, Work-Life-Balance will stay a Pipe Dream. If you don’t believe that, you are the Problem.

Freelancing is the new job…

Can Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn really get you a job?