Learn To Love Your Online Reputation This Valentines Day

Love Your Online Reputation As we increasingly live out our lives online, we’re finding that not only are there major downsides to all of that social media over-sharing—but we may have little control over the way we appear on the internet. The rise of the internet has given birth to a lot of good things … and a lot of things that are not so good. (Forbes) Your online reputation can be seen in a number of ways. Whether you’re looking for a job, selling a product, or trying to score a date with that girl/guy you always bump into on

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The Importance of Up-skilling!

By 2015 there will be 900,000 unfilled jobs in Europe in digital and ICT. Upskilling and improving the employability of individuals is the primary reason Digitaltraining.ie was set up. President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso said in a recent speech that, “e-skills are definitely key in reducing the risk of unemployment including for senior workers.” Why would you Up-skill? -To improve employability -To add value to the employer company and your current role -To have a competitive advantage when going for jobs -Good Investment – Digital is here to stay, if you don’y know how to use it

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Facebook Turns 10!

Happy Birthday Facebook!! The Social Media Giant marks a major milestone as it celebrates its 10th birthday today!! Facebook was born in 2004 when CEO Mark Zuckerberg was studying in Harvard University, and in the last decade Facebook has attracted 750million daily users across the globe, who are keen to connect, communicate, share, post and update their status. For business, Facebook offers an opportunity to showcase your brand, engage with customers and tell stories to almost 1 billion people. This is why businesses should consider using Facebook. It is a great opportunity to create an online presence, get a following,

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What’s the Problem with Neknomination? Social Media or Personal Responsibility

Reports that two young Irish men have died as a result of what’s called a ‘Neknomination’ calls into question the use of social media to drive peer pressure. Irish Independent article  Irish Daily Mirror article Sunday World article TheJournal.ie #STOPneknomination (please share the # on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) The drinking trend believed to originate in Australia and coined “Neknomination” involves the “neknominator” who, after posting a video of themselves online downing a pint, then “neknominates” one or two of his friends to follow suit. The rules dictate that they now have 24 hours to upload their video and nominate

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