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