Category: social media & technology

Two tech sites to use for unconventional career exploration

When it comes to technology and our careers, we often focus on how to leverage the Big Three – Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn – to develop our personal brands. What’s often missing is the importance of being a life-long learner and explorer. Our interests change and work environments change; because of this, keeping an open … Read More »

Blogging at Huffington Post Impact!

I have a new post up at Huffington Post Impact outlining the three ways Millennials are using technology for social change: Writing about Millennials (people born between 1976 and 2011) and technology can be a challenging task, primarily because the messages we receive on this topic are so complex. One minute we’re ushering in a new way … Read More »

What millennials might not know about social media (and what we need to learn)

I’m a little late, but I recently came across this article stating why social media managers should be under 25 (yikes! what will I do now that I’m 26?). The main argument — which, to be fair, is not a new one and I have to admit I’m pretty surprised by how much attention it’s gotten — is … Read More »

Three nonprofits that have changed the way we think about technology

When it comes to nonprofits and technology, the conversation often focuses on what the sector lacks: the resources for a strong technology infrastructure and the time to thoughtfully engage with technology. But being a life-long nonprofiteer, I continue to be amazed by how many nonprofits have rocked technology so well that organizations across sectors sit … Read More »

Just landed your first social media gig? Five lessons to keep in mind

I recently joined Idealist.org as an Editor, managing their social media and blog. I’ve been part of the team for a little over a month now and am loving it. And while I’ve been blogging for close to five years, this is the first time I’ve been able to focus on social media and blogging full-time … Read More »