Facebook, recruiting 2.0, social networks, twitter, using social media in job search

Teaching Social Media in Job Search

Its not what you know but who you know.  Provocative.  Not entirely true - I'd say its both but 'who you know' is on steroids with the advent of social networking hitting the recruiting industry. The recruiting industry is undergoing profound changes in 2009.  Hiring managers and recruiters are more satisfied with the quality of… Continue reading Teaching Social Media in Job Search

Branding, fans / loyalty, twitter

The greening of profiles – Mousavi’s silent & powerful support

I noticed on my twitter feed that some profiles were turning green.  They were with folks across the globe and not necessarily connected.  Something is up.   I blasted my question out on twitter.     There is a twitter campaign to change avatars to green in support to Mousavi's 2009 presidential campaign for the Iranian election.   Ah.. I love… Continue reading The greening of profiles – Mousavi’s silent & powerful support

Blogging, twitter

Thinking in tweet or blog – a haunting thing

I'm often plagued by thinking in 140 character length thoughts or, for larger thoughts, I find myself composing a perfect blog post. I might be tuning out watching kids at the park, driving the car or waiting for dinner [my husband does all the cooking - its a lovely arrangement] and voila - another tweet… Continue reading Thinking in tweet or blog – a haunting thing

twitter

Twitter Surges Past Digg, LinkedIn, And NYTimes.com With 32 Million Global Visitors

Twitter Surges Past Digg, LinkedIn, And NYTimes.com With 32 Million Global Visitors  [article by Tech Crunch - note the very interesting end notes with the funding per venture] This is a very interesting graph showing twitters global visitor count just exploding past digg and linkedin.    The article linked above acknowledges that the visitors count includes… Continue reading Twitter Surges Past Digg, LinkedIn, And NYTimes.com With 32 Million Global Visitors

retail 2.0, twitter

Social Media at work in Retail – e.g. cookie alerts, pizza apologies

I'm very interested in watching retailers exploring social media to beef up their customer experiences.    @sachac [Sacha Chua!] tweeted about Le Gourmand [@legourmandyonge] sending tweets on when the cookies are fresh out of the oven - which is having the bloor & yonge crowd following along.  Deadly - and fantastic.   Love those cookies.  When I worked at Yonge… Continue reading Social Media at work in Retail – e.g. cookie alerts, pizza apologies