How to Land an Internship and Succeed

Throughout college, I was involved with my local PRSSA chapter and able to take advantage of their agency tours each term. Weber Shandwick Seattle was one of the agencies we visited, and as soon as I walked into the office, I knew I wanted to work here. But, of course, narrowing down where you want to […]

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4 Tips to Land Your First Digital Health Marketing Gig

‘Tis the season for resume revamping, mass emailing and hoping and praying for your post-college digital health marketing dream gig. Right?? Wrong. The healthcare marketing world is prime for solid young digital guns and now is the time (read: you’re behind the curve if you haven’t started) to get a jump on your colleagues as […]

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Trending Tech: More Acquisitions, Decline of PC Sales and Legal Settlements

Consolidation continues: Salesforce.com acquires GoInstant, Oracle purchases Involver, a social media software company, Betaworks, a technology-investment start-up company buys Digg and Microsoft acquires Perceptive Pixel, the maker of CNN’s ‘Magic Wall’. In other news Yahoo and Facebook end their patent litigation battle by forming a strategic alliance and Google pays the largest fine ever imposed by the […]

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Trending Tech: Acquisitions, New Products and Oracle Cloud

It’s a week of acquisitions as Google purchased Meebo and Quickoffice, and Citrix Systems acquired Bytemobile. In other news, Oracle unveiled new public cloud-based services, Napster founders unveiled a new video chat service and Microsoft announced ‘Smartglass’ technology for Xbox 360. 10. Samsung Names New CEO The man who led Samsung Electronics to the top […]

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Trending Tech: eBook market, acquisitions and IPO

Microsoft investing in Barnes & Noble’s Nook platform and Target’s announcement that it will stop carrying the Amazon Kindle will no doubt impact the ebook market. In acquisition news, IBM purchased Tealeaf Technology, LinkedIn acquired SlideShare and Cisco purchased Truviso. 10. Yelp down 8.5% even after strong first public quarter Yelp posted its first quarterly […]

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Trending Tech: Yahoo Shakes Up Board, Google Censors Search Results And Kodak Quits Making Digital Cameras

First founder Jerry Yang left Yahoo! And now four longtime board members are gone as the company cleans house. Cisco wowed investors with an outstanding third-quarter earnings report, while Groupon’s earnings disappointed investors. At a time when fears over Internet censorship is rising, Google also made headlines by bowing to the Indian government and their […]

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The True Value of LinkedIn Today

On the surface, LinkedIn Today appears to be another one of LinkedIn‘s ploys to keep more of its users logged in for more than a few minutes at a time. By positioning itself as your new morning news (“Start your workday with LinkedIn Today”), the service aims to draw in users on a more consistent, prolonged basis. […]

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