As works in progress, trial-and-error-ing young professionals (YPs), there are many days when we could all use a boost, an inspiring message of understanding and a few words of encouragement. Often, though, we just don’t have the time (nor desire)...
A lot can change in 10 years since Facebook, the social network we have a love/hate relationship with, came into existence, first changing the lives of American college students and eventually adding excitement to the daily routines of our parents and even our grandparents. Here are some of its best moments over the past decade
When dinner ends with a panel discussion featuring renowned businessman/philanthropist Peter Munk, the Founder and Chairman of Barrick Gold, and Jordan Banks, Global Head of Vertical Strategy and Managing Director of Facebook Canada, you know that it’s not your typical, run of-the-mill charity event
I'm a fairly private person. I don't like strangers knowing much about me. Even my acquaintances have limited information about my life. Ok, full disclosure here: I’ve been with good friends, on my birthday, and they have not known that I was privately celebrating the fact that I was moving into another year. A bit extreme, perhaps. So, one can probably envision the challenge that I’m experiencing with social media, a party I was rather late in arriving
If you still have photos of your party days, are still friends with some now-questionable types, or if old status updates about former jobs or relationships still linger on your timeline, you may want to consider spending a quick afternoon cleaning up your Facebook
Think twice before adding or accepting another Facebook friend. A recent report by the University of Edinburgh Business School found that the larger number of Facebook friends you have, the more likely social media will be a source of stress
In what could set the stage for an eventual venture into e-commerce and just in time for gift-giving season, Facebook is testing a feature with its American users that lets its users create â€œwish listsâ€ of items like home furnishings, clothing, shoes and other retail products
Employers do background checks in the form of reference letters, criminal records and past university enrolment. In this day and age of social media, Google searches and our ever-so-tiny young professional circles, it seems increasingly easy to do your research on someone immediately after making an initial connection