First know how deep you want to be and then assign time for that activity. Not everyone will blog five days a week for years. For others, Twitter and Facebook won’t be great options. Some might just want to lurk on blogs. And that’s fine! Start slow.Read blogs, comment if you want to add an idea, write a guest post. Steve Browne example of growing slowly.
Purpose of GroupsWays I’ve used them successfully5 recommendationsPurpose of Answers
RSS Changed My LifeStarted reading blogs 3 years ago. Went to each blog daily. Kept adding. Soon had 20, which took at least fifteen minutes a day to check each. Then found out about RSS. Feeds delivered to your reader.
This isn’t the most important or powerful tool you have as an HR professional. However, it is just one more item to add to your toolbox that could come in handy at any point in your career. I’ve used it successfully in my day job and these other guys up here have as well to varying degrees of success.
Social Media for HR Professionals (Winfield SHRM Chapter Presentation)
Social Media @ Work Ben Eubanks
About meThe day gig The night gig The unpaid gig
Coaching vs. Policies• Drive Smart• Be Honest and Clear• Avoid a Blowout• Genuine Assistance• Proceed with Care• Respect Fellow Drivers• Share the Road
Recruiting• Facebook (or Twitter, YouTube, etc.) is not a bad word• LinkedIn is my main success story• Niche sites• Learn to search Google (boolean)• Communities=work, tread carefully• Email comm idea w/SmartRecruiters• Corporate blogging