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February 2013

Facebook Graph Search: Don't Get Caught with Your Pants Down

OK, so it has finally happened. We've talked about it for years, we've argued about it in the bar and in the board room:

“Facebook will always be for my personal stuff and LinkedIn is always for my professional stuff.”

Not so fast.

With Facebook's new Graph Search, your personal life and your professional life have just collided. In a VERY big way.

Released in Beta in January, 2013, Graph Search is Facebook’s new people search tool. The name isn't very sexy, but what it can do for recruiters, marketers, and those of you looking to troll Facebook to find a date is actually pretty powerful. Almost scary.

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How Winning an Oscar is Like Being Told You Just Got a Raise and a Promotion

This past year at Nexxt we’ve been talking a lot the Nexxt Moment—that moment where you land your dream job or get that raise and you celebrate that win.

Oscar

It’s a great feeling to know you’re doing something right and your efforts are being recognized, but most times at work when you’re told by your boss that you’re going to be promoted you can’t shout it from the rooftops. So instead you shake his hand, calmly exit his office and walk to the elevator. The doors open, you step inside and when the doors close an enormous smile crosses your face and you pump your fist in the air, but when those doors open again you act as if you’ve been standing patiently the entire ride.

Now that’s for us regular Joes, but what if you’re the Meryl Steeps or Denzel Washingtons of the world? 

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