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AccountingWEB Life

Accountant sues Craigslist for unflattering postings

Four million dollars. That's the amount ringing up on accountant, Leo Kehoe's calculator these days. The CPA in Whitestone, NY, is suing Craigslist over several advertisements that called him a "crook."
Technology

Don’t open that Facebook e-mail

Millions of spam e-mail messages were sent to Facebook users around the world last week in a scam that could infect computers with software that steals passwords and other data.
Technology

Can you social network your way to business success?

Business used to be done with a handshake. Sometimes, it still is. But for a growing number of potential customers, the majority of research, referrals, and recommendations are being done by virtual rather than physical word, via social networks like LinkedIn, Facebook, and MySpace.
Education & Careers

Twitter can be an important tool when job hunting

If you’re new to Twitter, you might not know that there’s etiquette to it. If you’re one of those who say, “I don’t get Twitter,” then pay attention. In this world of social online connections, Twitter is a crucial method of communication between job seekers and potential employers.
Education & Careers

Social networking can be a double-edged blade in job search

Job hunters more and more are employing social networking sites to cast a larger net in search of employment. They should keep in mind, however, that recruiters also are looking at those connections, long before the interview process begins.
AccountingWEB Life

Accountants share success stories on new Web site

A new Web site, www.thepassionateaccountant.com, offers specially certified, non-traditional practitioners a place to tell their success stories.
AccountingWEB Life

Accounting music video launches in time for holiday

"If I Were an Auditor," a song parody of "If I Were a Carpenter," is the first ever music video about accounting performed and filmed in the virtual world of Second Life.
Practice Development

Recession isn't deterring investment in social media and online communities

A second annual survey of companies sponsoring online communities shows signs of increasing maturation as enterprises continue to invest in social media tools and online communities.
AccountingWEB Life

Businesses can use social media to shorten the sales cycle

How can businesses use social media to shorten the sales cycle? And, how can marketers measure the ROI of their social media investments?
Education & Careers

Today's teens will expect access to Facebook and other social media on the job

Online social networks have become so central to teens' lifestyles that they would consider their ability to access them during working hours when weighing a job offer.

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