Stories by Kristin Burnham

5 videoconferencing fears (and how to overcome them)

Videoconferencing continues to gain in popularity as a way to save both time and money, not to mention increase collaboration among a distributed workforce. Here’s how to make the most of the medium.

Written by Kristin Burnham04 May 16 21:37

How to boost your LinkedIn profile ranking

Hiring experts share customised keywords that will bump you to the top of LinkedIn searches for CIOs, CTOs, CDOs and vice presidents of IT.

Written by Kristin Burnham01 Dec. 15 14:44

4 ways Twitter plans to keep you safe and secure

Twitter recently unveiled its latest effort aimed at improving your safety and security: a new Safety Center hub, which aims to cut down on abusive behavior and arm you with information about its tools and policies.

Written by Kristin Burnham10 Aug. 15 23:51

Five moves Microsoft must make to advance in mobile

At one time, people considered Microsoft a true contender in the mobile space. Just four years ago, some analysts predicted that Windows Phone would leapfrog BlackBerry and iOS to claim the number two spot behind Android. Some researchers expected Microsoft's market share to hit 20 percent, while others even predicted the company would edge past Android.

Written by Kristin Burnham24 March 15 06:48

Microsoft's universal app platform is big play for mobile, but can it deliver?

If Windows 10 is key to Microsoft's effort to succeed in mobile, then the universal app platform is the technology that could make that happen. It promises to bring developers the cross-device nirvana they have long sought from Microsoft, but there are still challenges before Windows 10 can make headway against Android and iOS.

Written by Kristin Burnham05 March 15 09:05

Five secrets to corporate social media success

Eighteen months ago, Walmart was at a crossroads that many businesses new to social media find themselves: It was aware that a presence on social media was important for its brand, but it was lacking a clear, defined strategy.

Written by Kristin Burnham02 July 13 12:31

How to Add Video, Images to Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn's newest feature lets you showcase your professional achievements by uploading presentations, documents, images and video to your profile. Here are step-by-step instructions for improving your LinkedIn brand.

Written by Kristin Burnham06 May 13 17:54

How to Recover From a Twitter Hack

Do you know what to do if your Twitter account is hacked? Here are four steps to take to regain control of your account and ensure it doesn't happen again.

Written by Kristin Burnham25 April 13 18:20

Five LinkedIn tips for how to resign from your job gracefully

Whether you can't wait to tell your employer you're moving on or you're dreading the conversation, your behavior in your last days at a company can leave a lasting impression on your professional reputation.
"Acting graciously-despite what your instincts may tell you-is so important: You can demolish your investment in your career and work relationships if you're not careful," says LinkedIn Connection Director Nicole Williams. "Leaving can be hard, but you want to be as elegant and as refined in your departure as possible. Ultimately, it's to your best advantage," she says.

Written by Kristin Burnham17 Feb. 13 22:00

Enterprises, collaborate and get social now (or pay later)

It's no secret that enterprise collaboration is on the rise: Research firmGartner predicts that by 2015, 40 percent of large businesses will have the equivalent of a corporate Facebook network. 

Written by Kristin Burnham09 July 12 22:00

Turning to start-ups rather than Fortune 500 for work

You know the typical labels associated with Gen Y, or people between the ages of 18 and 29: They are more tech-savvy than other generations, are achievement-oriented and, some would say, are an entitled group that's infiltrating the workforce.

Written by Kristin Burnham08 Jan. 12 22:00