Diversification: the key to smart social sharing

Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. Not surprisingly, this very adage is true of social media activity, whether you are an avid  participator, eager onlooker, or a psychologically disturbed stalker. Okay, maybe not that last bit (although you know you who are—yes, you Mr. and Ms. Stalker!) In any event, it's no … Continue reading Diversification: the key to smart social sharing

Screening hires: social media’s pound of flesh?

Recently I've seen a number of articles suggesting more and more employers are using social networking sites to screen candidates. It seems reasonably proactive and an efficient leverage for companies to filter through the rough and determine if applicant X would be an apt fit in a given work environment. A New York Times blog post notes … Continue reading Screening hires: social media’s pound of flesh?