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Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners
Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners
Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners
Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners
Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners
Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners
Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners
Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners
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Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners

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Solutions Web 2.0: Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners as presented at the BC Career Development Association Training Day on May 5, 2010

Solutions Web 2.0: Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners as presented at the BC Career Development Association Training Day on May 5, 2010

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  • 1. Solutions Web 2.0: Innovative Communication Systems for Career Development Practitioners John Coward, MA © 2010 John D. Coward May 5, 2010
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Please connect with me on LinkedIn at: http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/john-coward/1b/a22/9b Thank You!

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