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10/06/11
Watch-outs 30. Internet presence in job search, Dealing with being hacked, and ionic polymers
Filed under: Observ. Trends
Posted by: site admin @ 5:07 pm

Information reinforcing contributions in
this blog like the importance of your internet
presence in job searches.  Dealing with
identity theft as individuals is something we
should know something about and a
popularized piece about ionic polymers
are shared in this post.

TIPS FOR A DEMANDING JOB MARKET
SOURCE:  WSJ 9-26-11 P. B9
J. Bennett, “Experts offer tips on how to land a
job in a more demanding market.”
Recruiters and companies use social media
to screen candidates;  Linkedin, by 95%….
In your profile include keywords, links to show
you are a subject area expert, like blogs,
publications, memberships and leadership.

Research companies:  understand the job
description, indicate your flexibility, and
reveal some of your personal interests and
passions.

REAL WORLD IDENTITY AND INFORMATION
THEFT
SOURCE:  B. Worthen, WSJ, 9-26-11, p. R3.
What to do if you’ve been hacked
Terrific tips are offered in a strong piece about
situations we do not wish on anyone– being
hacked.
Information lists suggestions for plans, training
for employees and dealing with customers.
Info like:  if you suspect you have been hacked–
don’t unplug.  Call in experts.  Keep a record and
a chain of custody.   Find out what was taken and
get advice on legal issues in dealing with all
stakeholders.

ELECTROACTIVE POLYMERS BEING APPLIED
EVERYWHERE
SOURCE:  The Economist, 9-3-11, p. 23.
Muscling in on motors
Citing Australian and American innovators,
this article highlights application of polymer
chemistry combined in a number of different
ways in space and robots.

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