Cyber-vetting: part of the recruitment process or an unethical invasion of your privacy? Some employers see it as a way of enhancing the recruitment process to ensure that they are recruiting the right person and that the applicant is applying for the right job. However, this paper also highlights employer concerns about “….increased applicant dishonesty… Continue reading Cyber-vetting: part of the recruitment process or an unethical invasion of your privacy?
This infographic suggests what to include in your posts and the optimum timing for social posts on the following platforms: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+ Instagram Vine Tumblr The sources of their information are from:Salesforce, MarketingThink, BusinessInsider, Social Caffiene, bitly, Mashable, Elaine Fogel, Peg Fitzpatrick, Popular Mechanics, Tech New Daily, WIX, Social Media Delivered, Inkifi http://www.mycleveragency.com/blog/2013/12/social-media-perfect-post-tumblr-facebook-twitter-google/
This is a free pdf publication (at the time of writing) from the US entitled The Craft Fair Guide: Tips & Tricks for Selling @ Arts & Crafts Shows. It is published by Prime Publishing LLC To read the full publication, the website address is: http://creativeincomeblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/CraftFairGuide.pdf The Table of Contents are as follows: Before the… Continue reading Do you make &/or sell crafts? Do you want to sell more? Here is “The Craft Fair Guide: Tips & Tricks for Selling @ Arts & Crafts Shows”
This is a free pdf publication (at the time of writing) from the US entitled “50 Great Jewelry Selling Techniques. From the pages of Jewelry Selling Insights”. It is written by David A Weiman To read the full publication, the website address is: http://www.marketingjewelry.com/extra/50GreatJewelrySellingTechniques.pdf The heading of the 50 techniques are as follows: 50 Great… Continue reading Do you make &/or sell jewellery? Do you want to sell more? Here are 50 Jewellery Selling Techniques
How the future seemed from nearly 80 years ago Taken from http://www.futilitycloset.com/ Predictions from British journalist John Langdon-Davies’ A Short History of the Future, 1936: “Democracy will be dead by 1950.” “There will be no war in western Europe for the next five years (from 1935).” “By 1960 work will be limited to three hours… Continue reading “Democracy will be dead by 1950.” This and other predictions from British journalist John Langdon-Davies’ A Short History of the Future, 1936
The publishers of the Myers-Briggs test, more correctly known as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, have just published “Folk Tales and True Stories” to set the record straight about what their test should and should not be used for. For example: “It is unethical to use the MBTI tool for hiring…………..The MBTI tool can’t tell you… Continue reading Did you have to take a Myers-Briggs test before being considered for a job?
Interesting article on crowdfunding in the Financial Times (you will have to register but will be able to access 8 articles a month). It looks for a change in EU regulations, similar to what the US is adopting, to enable investors to participate in crowdfunding and have some statutory protection. The European Union estimate that… Continue reading Crowdfunding could be as radical as file sharing in the music industry