Tag Archives: social media

  • Social Media for the Security Cleared Job Seeker, LinkedIn

    LinkedIn was launched in Reid Hoffman’s living room in 2003 and in this LinkedIn social origins CNN interview, Reid Hoffman shares how he started LinkedIn. LinkedIn had 40 million users in 2009, but today it has over 100 million. Of all the social networks, LinkedIn has always … more

  • Social Media for the Security Cleared Job Seeker, Facebook

    As the story goes, Facebook was started in a Harvard dorm room in 2003 and was used as part of a final assignment project. Since then it has grown considerably in its membership, features and challenges. Some of the major challenges with Facebook are that Facebook constantly chan… more

  • Social Media for the Security Cleared Job Seeker, Twitter

    Social media is now a common means of communicating, doing business and supporting career search and development. But as with everything there is a huge divide between those who adopted technology early and most of the rest of us. I was reminded on a recent family visit that t… more

  • Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    [caption id="attachment_2808" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Fred Wellman with General Petraeus in Iraq"][/caption] Fred Wellman, President ScoutComms, brings us his weekly review of defense industry news via The Scout Report. Fred served over twenty years as an … more

  • Revisiting “Using social media for background checks”

    Earlier in the summer at the IDGA HR for Defense Summit, a question was raised about HR professionals using social media for background checks. We brought this discussion to our blog Inside the Net and other social communities such as GovLoop. Many insightful comments were genera… more