Shortly after filing for an IPO, LinkedIn has announced its extensive company search tool which will bring professionals more information about the companies their colleagues work at and allow them to connect with other businesses.
When to apply…
This is a multi-part series on the lessons I learned while seeking a freelance blogger to contribute to my Web site.
It should come as no surprise that the majority of applications poured in as soon as the job was posted. Many people feel that if they are first they will stand out from the pack. This is true to a point. You should also consider the fact that being one of the first to respond can label you a job board stalker, and in the eyes of the employer, that comes along with a negative connotation. It makes it appear as if you are not interested in a specific job but ANY job – and that’s a turn off. One could make the argument – depending on where your job post appeared – that the first people to apply are actually your biggest fans. Each hiring agent will have a different take. [Read more…]
If you missed out on the dream job to document online the amazing Great Barrier Reef, you could be one of four lucky people to scoop a role as an assistant.
Reports suggest that Ben Southall has been so busy that he’s not had enough time to document his experience, hence the need for help.
From August 26, Tourism Queensland will begin accepting applications for “The Best Experience in the World”. [Read more…]
Remember that cushy blogging job advertised a few months ago – a six-month, live-in contract to promote the Great Barrier Reef?
A lucky Brit has scooped the job, picked from thousands of applications and a shortlist of 16 finalists.
Ben Southall described himself as “the adventurous, crazy, energetic one” and “practically a fish”, winning over the four-person selection panel in a selection of challenges on Hamilton Island. [Read more…]
The BBC is advertising for a new editor for its Internet Blog, which covers a range of topics related to some of the BBC’s multimedia and online teams including BBC Online, BBC iPlayer, Future Media & Technology, Online Media Group and Vision Multi-platform.
Main duties of the role include:
- Commissioning, writing and publishing blog posts on a daily basis;
- Planning of future posts;
- Managing and liaising with senior executives, communications and legal teams;
- Managing the BBC’s social networking presence;
- Connecting with users and audiences on BBC Online and other networks;