Post – Prism – surrendering the minimum of personal information to register on social media

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  Even though it is clear that social media such as Twitter, Facebook and Youtube are effective tools for marketing I have occasionally met business people who dismiss all social media platforms as part of a ‘Big Brother’ conspiracy, as big corporation and/or governmental mechanisms for monitoring people. In the…

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Social media and music: If social media be the food of love…

I have helped several music centred organisations including Most Entertaining, one of Scotland’s foremost music tuition companies and the world renowned Scottish National Jazz Orchestra led by saxophonist Tommy Smith. I’ve brought focus to their thoughts on how social media might be harnessed to their advantage. I have already posted…

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Recruitment via social media: Are recruitment consultants a dying breed?

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As a candidate for executive positions my experience of recruitment companies is fairly uniform. Normally I will only sign up with a recruitment consultant as part of the process of application for a particular post I have already found on the internet. The recruiter, acting as a middle man filtering…

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