Solutions Web 2.0: Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners John Coward, MA © 2010 John D. Co...
Introductions <ul><li>John Coward: experience using Web 2.0 applications </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul...
Workshop Objectives <ul><ul><li>Explore why Web 2.0 applications have emerged in the Career Development Sector </li></ul><...
Web 2.0: What is it? <ul><ul><li>Definition of Web 2.0: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The term &quot; Web 2.0 &quot; (2004–presen...
Web 2.0: Common Applications in Career Development <ul><ul><li>Network Building: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linked...
Potential Organizational Applications of Web 2.0 <ul><ul><li>Fund Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. Hait...
Experience with Web 2.0: Organizational Applications <ul><ul><li>Advocacy  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hire Prospects <...
Positive Features of Web 2.0 in Organizational Development <ul><ul><li>Low cost/No cost options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Challenges Associated with Web 2.0 <ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership/Vision </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Re...
LinkedIn a One-Stop-Shop Communication Tool <ul><ul><ul><li>Online career portfolio </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yo...
Please connect with me on LinkedIn at: http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/john-coward/1b/a22/9b Thank You!
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Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners

  1. 1. Solutions Web 2.0: Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners John Coward, MA © 2010 John D. Coward May 5, 2010
  2. 2. Introductions <ul><li>John Coward: experience using Web 2.0 applications </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop Participants </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introductions and experience using Web 2.0 applications </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Workshop Objectives <ul><ul><li>Explore why Web 2.0 applications have emerged in the Career Development Sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine whether there is a role for Web 2.0 applications beyond networking and job search support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential applications of Web 2.0 for organizational development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore some applications of Web 2.0 platforms in Employment Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the positive features of Web 2.0 in organizations development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges associated with the use of Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn: a potential one-stop-shop career development communication system </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Web 2.0: What is it? <ul><ul><li>Definition of Web 2.0: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The term &quot; Web 2.0 &quot; (2004–present) is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design,[1] and collaboration on the World Wide Web. Examples of Web 2.0 include web-based communities, hosted services, web applications, social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs, mashups, and folksonomies. A Web 2.0 site allows its users to interact with other users or to change website content, in contrast to non-interactive websites where users are limited to the passive viewing of information that is provided to them. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History of Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Media Revolution </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Web 2.0: Common Applications in Career Development <ul><ul><li>Network Building: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linkedin – professional groups </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs – Wordpress, Blogger, Typepad </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Job Exploration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Job Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-based Career Portfolio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visual CV </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google Profile </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zoom Info </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-based Teaching Platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Webinars – GoToMeeting, dimdim </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ning.com </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Potential Organizational Applications of Web 2.0 <ul><ul><li>Fund Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. Haiti Earthquake Donations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. Facebook Groups, Fan Pages </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online polls </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proposal Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Intranets” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorming/White boarding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resources Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget Management </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Experience with Web 2.0: Organizational Applications <ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hire Prospects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proposal Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Intranets” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorming/White boarding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff Training Inventories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resources Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget Management </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Positive Features of Web 2.0 in Organizational Development <ul><ul><li>Low cost/No cost options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relatively easy implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highly automated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase storage capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases employee engagement opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Levels organizational information flow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for multiple sources of input </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central repository for individual and shared information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real time information flow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More mobility and accessibility </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Challenges Associated with Web 2.0 <ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership/Vision </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Readiness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Staff Expectations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level of Computer/Internet Literacy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation/Strategy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Time Commitment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability and Managing Growth of Networks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluating Social Networking Effectiveness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy and Security </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Claiming your online persona and avoiding digital dirt </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping up with the ongoing changes </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. LinkedIn a One-Stop-Shop Communication Tool <ul><ul><ul><li>Online career portfolio </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your contacts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your networks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your files </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your presentations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your blogs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your Twitter handle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your Huddle Workspace </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your events </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Please connect with me on LinkedIn at: http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/john-coward/1b/a22/9b Thank You!

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