According to Buzzed, Microsoft said yesterday (June 13th) that it’s buying LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, an unexpected purchase of the professional network that has 430 million members. LinkedIn will remain an independent unit of Microsoft and keep its name and current CEO. AP reports that the acquisition gives Microsoft the opportunity to further brand itself […]

According to LinkedIn, applicants who apply for job opportunities on the first day they’re posted are 10% more likely to land the job. That means…


By La’Shawn Chambers Word-of-mouth has always been a great way to find jobs. Many have found a position through a friend or family member. However, with the explosion of social media, networking has never been easier. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest allow us to connect with people whom we might not otherwise run into […]

“Whom you recommend on LinkedIn really does matter. If they screw up, your thumbs-up could come back to haunt you.”  CNNMoney has the complete story.  Read more:

Despite a proliferation of apps that let people monitor every movement and morsel they eat, information technology has yet to revolutionize health care.  CNNMoney has the story: