This month resident counsellor Douglas Holwerda answers questions about cosmetic surgery.
Does the social media scene in Vietnam differ from that elsewhere in the world?
Vietnam’s Generation Z is swapping real-life friendships for virtual ones.
The way things change in the teenage years snaps into focus on that most important day of the calendar — the birthday. Teenagers’ birthdays may include an exciting night out partying with friends: dancing, socialising and maybe even getting drunk.
With the popularity of ‘the book’ inVietnam has come immense change
As a magazine editor, I should know. We employ more staff to take on communication roles, more work is delegated, and yet my own job seems to be more and more bogged down in communication. It’s endless.
Social Media is a powerful tool… for good and for evil. As quickly as it can boost your presence, it can also tear it down. What you post on your social media profile can put you out of the running for a job you want, or even cost you one that you already have. Simply put, most recruiters and headhunters will check your Social Media profile. 78 percent of recruiters will type your name into a search engine to see what comes up, and 63 percent will look into your social media sites as well.
Even with the arrival of Google Plus, there have been constant hints in the press that social media may be on the decline. The growth in Twitter usage is falling decry a number of articles, while in a piece in June, the Daily Mail in the UK was “heartened by the news earlier this month that Facebook — into whose maw our children disappear each evening as though to the Pied Piper’s cave — is in decline.”