The most difficult-to-reach Snapchat geofilters

June 24, 2017

Putting a snazzy geofilter on your Snapchats is something many of us don’t think twice about. But, have you ever swiped right in some of the world’s most far-flung and hard-to-reach places? Even in remote spots like waterfalls, caves and forests, there are snazzy geofilters for you to spruce up your travel snaps. SEE ALSO: How to make money designing custom Snapchat geofilters Never mind the ‘pics or it didn’t happen’ rule. The new rule is: geofilter or you …

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How to get a job at: Getty Images

June 24, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / lOvE lOvE “How to get a job at:” is a series of interviews with hiring managers at companies in order to provide specific and useful insight into… well, how to get a job. Read the first installment here. Imagine standing on the red carpet of the Met Gala, photographing Rihannas ensemble and immortalizing this moment for years to come. Thats just another day in the life for photographers at Getty Images. For the Getty Images team, photography is the …

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Rethinking internships to drive diversity in corporate America

June 22, 2017

Image: pixabay It used to be that internships were mostly about two things: getting coffee and making photocopies. These days, an internship is an integral part of kick starting a career. Its a way to get a foot in the door, strengthen skills through hands-on work experience and gain exposure to a companys culture. For most companies, intern candidates are largely sourced from the same talent pool recent grads or students enrolled in traditional, four-year colleges. But solely focusing on …

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5 things that are killing your productivity

June 22, 2017

Image: Sanja Kaz/shutterstock Do you have days when you feel like youve been working non-stop, but cant recall what you actually accomplished? In todays work culture, we usually blame email, social media, and meetings for our depleted effectiveness. And to be sure, youre not going to get a lot done if you are obsessively checking your email or Facebook feed in the midst of every task. However, I have tried numerous techniques in a never-ending quest to work faster, smarter, better. And, Ive …

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Become a #content queen with this digital marketing course

June 17, 2017

Image: Pixabay.com Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The field of digital marketing is extremely, well, vague. From copywriters to data analysts to coders, nearly any professional could be performing digital marketing tasks at this very moment. Digital marketing skills are extremely beneficial for a wide variety of people to know, and no, we’re not talking about your daily dog post to Insta. Unless, of course, your …

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Getting ready for college now means cleaning up your online footprint

June 14, 2017

Image: YONHAP/EPA/REX/Shutterstock When Kelsang Dolma began sending in her college applications, the first thing she did was lock down her Twitter account. “I was applying to about 10 schools and I knew that every bit of information could be crucial,” said Dolma, now a junior at Yale University. “My Twitter by no means was offensive, but I worried that any little joke could be a deal breaker. Most of the schools I applied to had razor thin admission rates, so I wanted to be …

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The best marketers are mad scientists

June 9, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / Kiselev Andrey Valerevich Weve come a long way since the Mad Men era of marketing and advertising. The modern marketer is as much mad scientist as inspired creative, thanks to the proliferation of data and tools to access and analyze it. Just as inventor Thomas Edison was able to run 10,000 different experiments, changing a little something here, a little something there, until he found the formula that worked, the best marketers today use their creative side to come up …

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7 traits of successful leaders who break barriers to create opportunity

June 2, 2017

Image: deviyanthi79/shutterstock Not long ago, one of my employees referred to me as a “bulldozer.” It didn’t sound great at first, but after listening to his reasoning, it became clear that he meant it as a compliment. Whether you’re a CEO or a president, a business development officer or an employee at any level, you’re going to have to get past major barriers to accomplish goals and create opportunity for your company. And to get past those barriers, you need a …

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How to bring humanity and tech together: Innovators and advocates on hope for the future

Image: Shutterstock / whiteMocca The headlines are everywhere. Social media makes us narcissists. Screen time atrophies the brain. Work is inescapable. We sleep less, weigh more, and report higher levels of depression all thanks to the onslaught of tech. On the other hand, many of technologys benefits are undeniable: longer life spans, reduced poverty, and the democratization of both knowledge and opportunity. The question is: Can we bring humanity and tech into harmony? To find an answer, I …

May 18, 2017
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