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Mathieu Plourde

diaspora* - 0 views

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    Decentralized open source social networking service. In the wake of G+ shutting down, could be an alternative to Silicon Valley behemoths.
Mathieu Plourde

What Happened After I Joined LinkedIn, 11 Years Ago | Donna Serdula | Pulse | LinkedIn - 0 views

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    "A sinking feeling came over me and I realized that my LinkedIn profile did not portray me as a top notch professional. My LinkedIn profile did not sell my skills or show any differentiation between me and the millions of other LinkedIn users out there. My profile basically said, "This lady doesn't have anything that sets her apart from the crowd.""
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The Future of Faculty Development in a Networked World - 0 views

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    "personalized learning that routinely provides opportunities for students to become co-creators and curators of content as part of the learning process should become a normative learning objective and expectation. Assessments that not only allow but expect learners to demonstrate curricular mastery through knowledge application, rather than knowledge consumption, are likely to become increasingly important over the horizon. "
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Why Tweet at Conferences? - 0 views

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    "Magic. Effortless "networking" for geeks like me. (I put the word in quotes, because I still find it vaguely awkward, despite loving it), I write about what interests me for my own later use, and others find me based on those interests."
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Professional You: Why Looking Good On LinkedIn Matters - 0 views

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    "Many students ignore the site until after graduation, mistakenly thinking it is just for job seekers. As a result, those few who start developing their LinkedIn network early (even before graduating from high school) have a distinct advantage when it's time to apply for colleges, awards, grad school, internships and jobs."
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Conference Season Is Here. Don't Stink at Twitter. - 0 views

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    "But there's no getting around it: For those in the social-media know, conferences have taken something of a Ringling Brothers feel, with multiple layers of discussion competing for attendees' attention. More live tweeting means more noise, and-in the eyes of many conferencegoers and conference-followers-more nuisance."
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How to make the most of academic conferences - five tips | Higher Education Network | G... - 1 views

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    "For the newer researcher like me, notwithstanding the delights of Cardiff, conferences are an opportunity for my thesis to face the scrutiny of the outside world; a vital part of joining the conversation of your academic peers, finding out where your research sits and gaining genuine feedback. Despite this promise, academic conferences are essentially esoteric and definitely not easy for the uninitiated. Nonetheless, I think I've found five simple rules that might be useful:"
Mathieu Plourde

How to use social media in a job search - 0 views

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    The search to find a new job must include networking and social networking. The idea is to get yourself in front of a decision maker, the person who can hire you. Rich Kenny, Senior Operations Manager with Kelly Services comes into the Fox 2 Job Shop to share his thoughts on how to use social media to your advantage in hunt for a new job. Do you have a Facebook, Twitter and Linked-In account? If the answer is no to any one of three, your limiting your resources and the potential network to finding a new job.
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The Rise Of The Superconnector - 1 views

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    "Just as the elevated noise from ubiquitous blogging and publishing tools led to the rise of content curators and apps that filter wheat from chaff, today's hyperconnectivity presents a "drinking from the firehose" challenge to networking. Shrinking degrees of separation often leave people with a lot of "friends" but few relationships, and little indication of which potential relationships might provide real, mutual value."
Mathieu Plourde

5 Reasons College Students Should Be in Professional Organizations - 0 views

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    "Take professional associations, for example. They exist in essentially every industry, and most offer substantially discounted student rates. Yet in my experience, not many college students are motivated enough to get involved. Should they? Here are five reasons why students should be active in associations that align with their career path."
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Ohours - 0 views

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    Schedule a meeting with interesting people through open office hours
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