Monthly Archives: June 2009

Skills For Next Generation Knowledge Workers

We’re living in the knowledge age.  If you doubt that statement at all, read what Wikipedia has to say: The world’s technological capacity to store information grew from 2.6 exabytes in 1986 to 15.8 in 1993, over 54.5 in 2000, and to 295 exabytes in 2007. This is the informational equivalent to less than one 730-MB CD-ROM […]

Looking For A Job? Harness the Power of Social Networking – Part 1

If you are unemployed, looking for a job is probably your new full time occupation.  There’s no getting around it.  You are now a sales person and you are your product. Likely your first step was to tackle your resume and perhaps you have made a few phone calls to friends to see who might […]

The Latest in Twitter Vernacular

Here’s a quiz to test your knowledge of Twitter jargon.  What is a hollow follow? What does it mean to twit and run?  Could you possibly be categorized as a twinstigator?  Twizophrenic? Don’t know?  Then you definitely need to watch Scot McKay’s video. How about the words twitterpreneur or tweeple…  Nothing?  Here’s a spot where […]

How Much Information is TMI?

If you’re keeping up with texting acronyms and initialisms, you know that TMI stands for ‘too much information’. The ease with which we can learn about each other through social networking helps cut through geographic and social barriers and it also creates a new responsibility for those of us who participate. That is, setting objectives and […]

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