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Social media it's business

  1. 1. Image by FreePixelsDesign
  2. 2. What was oncemade for socializingwith friends….Image by
  3. 3. Has become a tool forImage by Nick Amoscato: Flickr
  4. 4. When you take social computing andapply it to the workplace, you get:more of individualsmorebetter alignment of your business processesImage by Detlef Schobert: Flickr
  5. 5. Socially rooted tools lets us collaborateamong colleagues and experts (that) wemight not otherwise have access toImage by Megan Broeren: Flickr
  6. 6. With that said it is obvious that onlinenetworking is becoming increasinglyimportant in the workplaceImage by Linkhed
  7. 7. 96% of employed Americans goonline/use email/own a cellphone.The are known as theWired and Ready WorkersImage by Megan Morris: Flickr
  8. 8. 1/5 of wired workers are required torespond to work-related emailsoutside of work½ of Blackberry and PDA users saythe sameImage by Leon Lee: Flickr
  9. 9. What about networking for contacts?Image by thetaxhaven: Flickr
  10. 10. “The most popular use of online toolsby companies is to recruit andpotential employees”Image by U.S Navy: Flickr
  11. 11. In fact 56% of companies use socialmedia to find candidatesImage by K Latham: Flickr
  12. 12. Which explains why LinkedIn nowhas more than 150 million users.Image by Shekhar Sabu: Flickr
  13. 13. 68% of employers have hiredcandidates based on favorableonline profilesImage by Calita Kabir: Flickr
  14. 14. Having a “walled garden” for a socialmedia presence is not longer favourableImage by: Vancouver Lookout
  15. 15. “Establishing transparency, personalbrand and authenticity, are the keys tosuccess in todays competitive jobsearch”Image by Jake Liefer: Flickr
  16. 16. From the workplace to school, socialmedia has become an essential part ofteam communicationImage by Australian Sports Commission
  17. 17. Schools, teachers and coaches areadapting and using what social mediahas to offerImage by Ajari: Flickr
  18. 18. Google docs is about collaborativeplanning and writing, workingsimultaneously with other studentsImage by Daisy Christine
  19. 19. Sports teams use Facebook groups tocoordinate and communicate to kidsand talk to kidsImage Taylor Michael: Flickr
  20. 20. Restaurants use it to entice diners.
  21. 21. Businesses dont just promote products,but build followings.
  22. 22. The discussions often lead to actions,Image by: Ali de Bold: Flickr
  23. 23. We can conclude that social media isfor just for socialization
  24. 24. It has infiltrated the workplace andbecome an essential part of our jobsImage by: One Laptop per Child:Flickr
  25. 25. All images are under the creativecommons free to use/share/modifyagreement.Sources: Flickr & Google AdvancedImages
  26. 26. Sources••••••••