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Grocery Chain Workers Protest To Save The CEO's Job [UPDATE]

Grocery Chain Workers Protest To Save The CEO's Job [UPDATE]

"Genuinely, the guy is very nice." Read More »

Workers Post Vine, Instagram Videos That Could Get Them Fired [VIDEO]

Workers Post Vine, Instagram Videos That Could Get Them Fired [VIDEO]

It was so easy, and so dumb, for workers to post these Vine videos. Read More »

10 Reasons Why You Aren't Getting Hired

10 Reasons Why You Aren't Getting Hired

You'll probably never know exactly why you didn't get the job. If you're like most job seekers, it will remain an unsolved mystery. Most employers do not provide useful feedback for fear of legal ramifications or other hostile actions on the part of unhired applicants. That said, there are typical reasons that... Read More »

Lawyer Let Go After Obscene Rant Captured On Video

A NY school district dropped Christopher Kirby after his shocking outburst was caught on video. Read More »

Break Out Of Your Job Search Rut

Break Out Of Your Job Search Rut

If you haven't found a new position yet, try these 4 tactics. Read More »

Is It Time To Jump Start Your Job Search?

Is It Time To Jump Start Your Job Search?

Jump on these job search trends and increase your chances of landing a position. Read More »

In The Future, Everyone Will Job  Hunt Like This

In The Future, Everyone Will Job Hunt Like This

Bilal Jaffery tells how he got a job entirely through a 'socialCV.' Read More »

This Man Got A Six-Figure Job Through Twitter (No Resume Required)

This Man Got A Six-Figure Job Through Twitter (No Resume Required)

A few months ago, Vala Afshar, an exec at Enterasys, was looking to hire a director of social and digital marketing -- a position that came with a six-figure salary. Afshar made news when he said he wasn't accepting resumes and would only consider candidates who contacted him via Twitter. There were 500... Read More »

Calif. Bar Owner Uses Facebook To Screen Patrons

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. By Lawrence Dechant Facebook users in or around the Stockton, Calif., area may be getting a new friend. A local business owner has made it his mission to friend every bar patron as a precautionary measure to keep the good patrons in and the bad ones... Read More »

6 Most Outrageous Social Media Mistakes By Teachers

6 Most Outrageous Social Media Mistakes By Teachers

Workers in every profession make mistakes in social media -- and get fired for them. But teachers' social media fails seem to be its own meme, as every day there seems to be another teacher making an epic gaffe on Facebook and Twitter. As educators, they are supposed to impart wisdom to their students. But when... Read More »

Employees Are Getting Fired For Instagram Posts

Employees Are Getting Fired For Instagram Posts

You won't believe what people are posting on Instagram. Read More »

Required To 'Friend' The Boss On Facebook? More States Say No

Required To 'Friend' The Boss On Facebook? More States Say No

It's no secret that employers and hiring managers will check applicants' social media accounts. But now, employees need to worry about the boss checking their Facebook while they're on the job. According to the Council of State Governments, some companies are asking employees to " 'friend' a human resources... Read More »

1 In 10 Young Job Hunters Rejected Because Of Their Social Media

1 In 10 Young Job Hunters Rejected Because Of Their Social Media

You've heard the stories of employees fired for social media posts: rants about work, remarks about supervisors, or photos in compromising situations. But many people don't realize how what's on Facebook, Twitter and other services can keep them from getting hired -- particularly those between the ages of 16 and... Read More »

Using Facebook At Work: 7 Tips

Using Facebook At Work: 7 Tips

By Aaron Guerrero You may be a social media junkie, hopping from one site to another. But if your employer suspects you check your friend's Facebook wall more than your work emails, he may be entitled to make you hand over your passwords. Lawmakers across the country have begun weighing social media privacy... Read More »

Facebook Posts And Tweets That Can Get You Fired

Facebook Posts And Tweets That Can Get You Fired

In a recent ruling, the National Labor Relations Board said an employer broke the law when it dismissed an employee who criticized it on Facebook and in an email, and who encouraged employees to unionize. The NLRB ordered the employer to reinstate the employee to his old job with back pay. The employee had... Read More »

Is Twitter Killing The Resume?

Is Twitter Killing The Resume?

Some employers say they're only considering tweets in hiring. What that means for you -- and your resume. Read More »

Can The Boss Fire You For Badmouthing Him On Facebook?

Can The Boss Fire You For Badmouthing Him On Facebook?

By Kate Rogers It's a given in the workplace, everyone at some time or other complains about the boss. But if your employees are blasting you on Facebook and Twitter, saying you are a bully, that you have bad B.O. or are overworking them, can you fire them? It depends on what your worker says, and how he or... Read More »

Why Job Hunters Need To Start Using Google Plus

Why Job Hunters Need To Start Using Google Plus

Though Facebook still dominates the social-media landscape, Google Plus is quickly gaining a following among savvy job seekers who view the service a useful tool for job search. In fact, with some 343 million members, Google Plus has surpassed micro-blogging site Twitter and is second only to Facebook in its... Read More »

Can Your Employer Demand Your Social Media Passwords?

Can Your Employer Demand Your Social Media Passwords?

You might remember in early 2012 the report of an employer who was demanding that applicants turn over social media passwords. Suddenly, employees came forward with similar stories, prompting Facebook to threaten suit against employers who violate user privacy. Since then, states have jumped into action.... Read More »

How Not To Get Fired For Facebook Posts: 6 Tips

How Not To Get Fired For Facebook Posts: 6 Tips

It was near the one year anniversary of her mother's death, and Amy McClenathan was having a bad day. She posted to Facebook: "I wish I could get fired some days, it would be easier to be at home than to have go to through this." The next day, reports KTVK-TV, she was fired. "It was a very small sentence," the... Read More »

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