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Inspiring Possibilities Hr Willmar 5 2010


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Inspiring possibilities with HR networking group in the Willmar, MN area.

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Inspiring Possibilities Hr Willmar 5 2010

  1. 1. For HR Professionals Vivid Image, Inc. 5-2010 http:// =sIFYPQjYhv8 Inspiring Possibilities… Utilizing The Power of Today’s Web and Social Media Tools
  2. 2. Vivid Image, Inc. 5-2010 <ul><li>Beth Gasser , Owner and VP of Vivid Image ; “Social Mediaologist” (aka VI’s SM in-house expert); Active Mommy Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>1995 founded VI with husband/owner, Steve Gasser </li></ul><ul><li>Marshall, MN native </li></ul><ul><li>Michelle Falling , Director of Business Development: </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiter 13 years in MN (Metro & Rural) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 years Information Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 year Willmar General Employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 years Hospitals throughout rural MN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Litchfield, MN native </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Believe in SM for Recruitment </li></ul></ul>Hutchinson, MN Introduction to VI & Representatives
  3. 3. Vivid Image, Inc. 5-2010 Today’s Web 2.0 and Social Media Tools….what are they?
  4. 4. <ul><li>Top 3 Sites users visit today: Google, Facebook, YouTube (FB has surpassed Google) </li></ul><ul><li>The Message? Your organizations cannot afford to ignore nor fear the fact your employees spend time (both at work and leisure time) utilizing what is available on-line in today’s world! </li></ul><ul><li>What are you going to do about it? Choose to Embrace or Ignore/Fear within your organizations? </li></ul>Vivid Image, Inc. 5-2010 Web 2.0/Social Media Facts You Can’t Ignore
  5. 5. Vivid Image, Inc. 5-2010 http:// =JE3_va3K6Jc Employee Engagement Conversation with Best Buy Rep
  6. 6. <ul><li>Provide Testimonials for potential recruits </li></ul><ul><li>Educate your customers on products/services </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation tools for new employees </li></ul><ul><li>On-Line learning environment opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Form niche communication groups within organization </li></ul><ul><li>Share ideas to improve employee relations, products, services </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis Communications (Internally or Public) </li></ul><ul><li>Other ideas? Success stories you can share? Negative experiences to share? How were they handled? </li></ul>Vivid Image, Inc. 5-2010 Brainstorm Ideas for Social Media as a Communication Tool
  7. 7. <ul><li>Get on board! Use these tools and absorb the information out there! There is a TON of engaging, interesting, and helpful information at your fingertips…..all you have to do is take the time to engage and find it! You might be surprised what you learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Start a dialogue with your Leadership Teams, Employees, Special Interest Groups/Committees </li></ul><ul><li>Share success stories with stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Start by asking WHY? What are the possibilities? </li></ul>Vivid Image, Inc. 5-2010 Where do we Begin?
  8. 8. <ul><li>Start researching, finding and following industry experts or similar organizations like yours (could be your competition or sister company </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search on keywords/demographics/industry terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups or individuals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vivid Image can help you get started! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up for classes, newsletter, check out our blog posts for helpful tips and information </li></ul></ul>Vivid Image, Inc. 5-2010 Our Organization is Ready and Interested….Now What?
  9. 9. [email_address] [email_address] Get Inspired Today !