A few years ago, I left my job at a newspaper to stay home with my infant daughter full-time. Ten months later, I was ready—so freaking ready—to return to the workplace. So I opened up my résumé and prepared to send it off to people who might want to hire me.
In this current economy, more and more businesses are asking their workers to do two jobs for the price of one. Such seems to be the case of a Canadian firm looking for a content writer/sometime receptionist. It would help if the person was female, of course, because real men don’t do reception.
Peeple, the app you will someday be able to use to review human beings, is hiring. Co-founder Julia Cordray sent out a help wanted announcement on LinkedIn today that doubled as an acknowledgment that some aspects of Peeple were “ill-conceived.”
Recently a woman admitted to changing her photo on LinkedIn to a less flattering pictures all in a bid to avoid being messaged by randos creeping under the guise of “networking.” It seems there is no place on earth where a woman can toss up a photo of herself and not be rated by the real-life Hot-or-Not squad of…
She's had more than 150 careers in her 55-year history, but instead of bragging about all of her accomplishments—surgeon, astronaut, aerobics instructor, etc.— on her LinkedIn profile, she's using the professional networking site to tout other (real-life) businesswoman.
Guess what ladies? We've taken over the social web. The average American spends thirty-seven minutes each day on social media, and over half of those people have vaginas. We also share more news bits than men. We're number one!
Business networking site LinkedIn has finally enabled a feature that allows its members to block other users.
Facebook is ten years old, and at this point, it's practically a Christmas party at the local VFW hall—it's heavy on the grandparents and most kids know to be on their best behavior. Meanwhile, new sites and services are springing up like mushrooms after a rainstorm.
Nothing says "I've resigned myself to all the dreary bits of adulthood; never again will I gurgle with childish joy at some delightful sight in nature; there is no such thing as magic" quite as clearly as the decision to make oneself a LinkedIn.
Wannabe paramours: Go ahead, favorite my tweets. Like my Facebook status updates. Follow me on Instagram. But please don't hit on me via LinkedIn, because that is not only creepy but pathetic.
Have you noticed how suspiciously few people on Facebook have pores? This isn't because humans have stopped sweating, or we've all replaced our real faces with plastic replicas of how we wish our faces looked; it's because easily accessible airbrushing software — so ubiquitous that it's sometimes embedded into digital…