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Best Facebook Groups to Join in Your Community (Oakland County)

September 13th 2017

Best Facebook Groups to Join in Your Community (Oakland County) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 13, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors.  These are actually a very effective way of finding out what is going […]

15 #BookFaceFriday Pictures from Blair Library in Clawson

February 24th 2017

15 #BookFaceFriday Pictures from Blair Library in Clawson (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 24, 2017) Clawson, MI – A social media trend that’s catching on among libraries is #BookFaceFridays. Staff and patrons find book covers with incomplete faces or bodies, then pose with the books to complete the picture. The Ferndale Area District Library, Blair Memorial […]

15 #BookFaceFriday Pictures from Berkley Public Library

February 24th 2017

15 #BookFaceFriday Pictures from Berkley Public Library (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 24, 2017) Clawson, MI – A social media trend that’s catching on among libraries is #BookFaceFriday. Staff and patrons find book covers with incomplete faces or bodies, then pose with the books to complete the picture. The Ferndale Area District Library, Blair Memorial Library […]

15 #BookFaceFriday Pictures from Ferndale Library

February 24th 2017

15 #BookFaceFriday Pictures from Ferndale Library (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 24, 2017) Ferndale, MI – A social media trend that’s catching on among libraries is #BookFaceFriday . Staff and patrons find book covers with incomplete faces or bodies, then pose with the books to complete the picture. The Ferndale Area District Library, Blair Memorial Library […]

Social Media Helps Nab Package Thief in Waterford

April 23rd 2016

Social Media Helps Nab Package Thief in Waterford (Waterford Police, April 23, 2016) Waterford, MI – On 4/13/16, A 26 year old Male victim from Waterford reported that an unknown suspect had stolen a UPS package from the victim’s front porch on the 6000 Block of Williams Lake Rd. The suspect is observed on the […]

Guest Legal Blog: Does Your Will Include Digital Assets?

March 1st 2016

Guest Legal Blog: Does Your Will Include Digital Assets? (Galloway and Collens, PLLC, March 1, 2016) When people consider estate planning and ensuring the proper distribution of personal property, most may only think about physical property. However, digital assets are also part of many Michigan estates in current times. These issues can typically be addressed by […]

Man Selling Cartier Sunglasses on Facebook Held up at Delivery Meeting

June 19th 2015

Man Selling Cartier Sunglasses on Facebook Held up at Delivery Meeting (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 19, 2015) INCIDENT: 23:27 hrs. – June 16 – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery #15-93328 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 1100 block of University Dr. (Citgo Gas Station), in Auburn Hills, regarding an armed robbery that had […]

Michigan Works Troy Offering Free Profile Picture Day March 10

February 25th 2015

Michigan Works Troy Offering Free Profile Picture Day March 10 (compiled, Feb. 25, 2015) The Oakland County Michigan Works Troy location is offering free professional headshots on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 1pm-3pm at 550 Stephenson Hwy Suite 400. The photos are perfect for LinkedIn and other social media/networking sites. A flier for the event […]

Ferndale Career Center Teaches about Timeline

January 15th 2012

“We find more and more that HR [human resource] managers are going online and finding out all sorts of information about potential employees that they aren’t supposed to know, like race or religion. But it’s all there, out in the public for anyone to see, and the people doing the hiring do look,” she said. “Other people are going to have a hard time getting a job because of things they posted in the past.”

Career Center Can Help You Adjust to Social Media Changes

September 23rd 2011

The class is offered each week, and it introduces attendees to the most popular social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and You Tube. It also explains blogging, and how using a combination of blogs and social media one can position themselves as a valued employee in any field.