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Your Weekly YEC Social Roundup

Each week, we like to post what’s been going on with some of our members in the world of social media. Our recap will cover member news and highlights, external publications and hiring needs.

Member News & Highlights

If you've watched the trailer for "Ready to Rise," a PBS documentary, you might spot YEC member Arel Moodie. He and other prominent figures, such as Chris Gardner, discuss the ways in which at-risk youth can rise above their circumstances and construct fulfilling lives.

YEC member company Hootsuite recently announced the acquisition of Sales Prodigy, a mobile app built to help sales organizations tap into social selling opportunities. Congratulations to Ryan Holmes and the rest of the Hootsuite team!

Congratulations to Nick Friedman, president and co-founder of College Hunks Hauling Junk. His company recently expanded the franchise into the Houston market. Read the Press Release here.

YEC member company Very Nice announced the launch of its new website earlier this week. Congratulations to Matthew Manos and the rest of his team on the new look. It's Very Nice.

Member Publications

Earlier this week, Dan Schawbel sat down with Arianna Huffington to talk about the release of her new book, "The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time." Her advice? Sleep impacts employee productivity and happiness, and companies should do what they can to support their employees when it comes to sleep. Read the latest Forbes piece.

"Hustle. Everyday." A piece of advice by YEC'er Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite, in a recent podcast interview with Startup Canada. Go here to listen to the full interview.

Member Companies Hiring

Christen Brandt, co-founder and CPO at She's the First, is looking to hire an entry-level Programs Assistant to provide stellar support to the programs team in order to push the overall organization toward ever-increasing levels of success.

TWT Group, where YEC member Shawn Freeman is CEO, is hiring a Print Service Delivery / IT Network Support Coordinator in Calgary. Visit the company's career page to apply.

Robert Glazer's company, Acceleration Partners, is hiring A LOT. All positions are remote at the company. See all job openings.

YEC member company Higher Learning Technologies is looking for a part-time Marketing Graphic Designer to join Adam Keune and his team.

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