Eric T. Tung

Eric T. Tung is the director of digital communications for GoTo Marketers, a top-rated social media strategist and consultant, and dad. He has worked with some of the leading companies in the world on digital communications and employment branding, and makes a mean smoked brisket. Eric is based in Houston, Texas, and you can find him on most channels as EricTTung.

Latest from Eric T. Tung

  • The Skills Gap is Widening – How do we Close it?

    The Skills Gap is Widening – How do we Close it?

    An increasing problem Finding employees with the right set of skills for any organization is becoming increasingly difficult, and it is time to find a way, perhaps via training, internships and apprenticeships to close this gap. Organizations acknowledge that they have widening skills gaps within their workforces, but many are struggling to find solutions to
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  • What a CA and BMC Merger Could Mean

    What a CA and BMC Merger Could Mean

    A Bloomberg report late Tuesday afternoon suggested a transaction which could take CA Technologies, Inc. private, combining with BMC Software, who went private in 2013 in a deal with Bain and Golden Gate Capital. What does this mean? CA and BMC both serve the enterprise software space, albeit in slightly different focuses. Both have had
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  • Will You Unplug for Your Summer Vacation?

    Will You Unplug for Your Summer Vacation?

    Twenty, or even ten, years ago, a vacation was just what is said on the box – a break away from work and the stresses of day to day life. In 2017 that has changed for the majority of people. The majority of people heading away on a summer holiday fully intend to check up
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  • Negative Internet Search results influence business decisions

    Negative Internet Search results influence business decisions

    Protecting your organization’s online reputation is critical to success in our connected world. New research just released by Lumentus, a company specializing in building and protecting  online brand reputations. The research shows that nearly 70 percent of American decision-makers and managers rely on search engine results to help them make business decisions.  Nearly 75% say
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  • Social Media – A Route to Recruit Minorities to College?

    Social Media – A Route to Recruit Minorities to College?

    Social Media has become far more than just a place to keep track of your friends and family members’ activities, or perhaps check on what your ex is up to. Social Media sites are increasingly being used to help make informed decisions on critically important life choices. Under-represented student groups have been shown to be
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  • Social Media – The Teenager’s Dilemma

    Social Media – The Teenager’s Dilemma

    All about how you look A lot of effort goes into looking ‘right’ in the photos that teenagers post on various social media sites. Image is all important, and it is far from the spontaneous activity that we imagine it to be. A new study released today by the not-for-profit organization MediaSmarts and researchers from
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  • Video Gaming Viewed Favorably by CIOs when Hiring New Tech Graduates

    Video Gaming Viewed Favorably by CIOs when Hiring New Tech Graduates

    Perhaps it is time to stop telling your teenagers to get off the video games and go do something production. CIOs surveyed recently by Canadian staffing firm Robert Half Technology cited a number of interests that increase an entry-level IT job seeker’s appeal, including website development (72 per cent), participation in hackathons (46 per cent),
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  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Data is Critical

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Data is Critical

    The Second Machine Age Data collection, analysis and utilisation is going to be the key to directing technological change strategies that will improve lives and increase productivity. The Second Machine Age, also called the Fourth Industrial Revolution is accelerating, fuelled by advances in artificial intelligence and information technology. It will transform nearly every occupation—from teaching
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