Online Social Networking<br />How to find Immense Collaboration with Tools for Human Resources <br />Presented by Sonja Plummer Morgan, MLIS<br />Librarian for the City of Presque Isle and President for the <br />Maine Library Association<br />
What we hope to accomplish…<br />Introduce online social networks<br />Explore time saving social networking tools<br />Connect traditional and modern precepts<br />
What is Web 2.0?<br />Websites are a one-way communication. Websites that emulate 2.0 are a two way—users can communicate <br />with each other.<br />Binny V A, freelance web developer in his Bin-Blog explains 2.0 in three levels<br />http://www.bin-co.com/blog/2008/01/defining-web-20-at-3-levels/<br />
Why Online Social Networks?<br />Keeps you connected with other professionals<br />Social networking tools can be used to share information, advertise events, publicize job opportunities, and connect with local and distant employees <br />Professionals often underestimate the impact they can make in any online or local community.<br />
Contribute to the degree that your time allows
Resource share</li></li></ul><li>What’s in your toolbox?<br />“Providing a forum for networking and idea exchange.”<br />Anyone know where that came from?<br />
The Northeast Society of Human Resources Management<br />Mission Statement<br />The Northeast Society of Human Resources Management seeks to be the <br />recognized regional resource on HR related issues by:<br /><ul><li>Encouraging adherence to ethical conduct and high professional standards.
Promoting personal and professional development.
Providing a forum for networking and idea exchange.
Offering education, resources and services to the region.
Coordinating legislative advocacy on local, state and national HR issues.
Maintaining financial viability as a professional group.</li></li></ul><li>Social Networking Practices…<br /><ul><li>Make your Mission the foundation
Add disclaimers—views expressed are the author’s and not those of your organization
Create or imagine no expectation of privacy</li></li></ul><li>Sample Disclaimer <br />“This blog does not represent official Library of Congress communications.<br />Links to external Internet sites on Library of Congress Web pages do not constitute the Library's endorsement of the content of their Web sites or of their policies or products. Please read our Standard Disclaimer.”<br />~Library of Congress<br />
Making it Happen…<br /><ul><li>Set aside time every day
Utilize volunteers </li></li></ul><li>Time is money & money is tight…<br /><ul><li>Instant chat……...fewer long distance phone calls
Resources that may help…<br />http://hashtagsocialmedia.com/blog/category/human-resources<br />
“You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”<br /> ~A.A. Milne<br />Read more: http://www.gaia.com/quotes/topics/people#ixzz0TuSfaBPh<br />Presentation will be available online at slideshare.net or by emailing Sonja at<br />firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 207.764.2571<br />
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