Social Media and Health Care (at SxSW)

Forum One

" The session featured a facilitated conversation about how hospitals and health care providers are using new media and social networking software to support their primary objectives — treatment, research, education and outreach, and patient-provider communication. Lack of comfort with social media by administrators as well as staff (doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals are not always anxious to engage with patients in this manner).

Recap: Social Media for Social Impact

Forum One

This month, Forum One and Autodesk hosted a panel titled, "Social Media for Social Impact" during Social Media Week in San Francisco. We had the privilege of having four panelists who each told a story demonstrating how the social web had empowered communities around social causes. In both cases, the presence of pre-existing communities empowered social media to more effectively spread cause-related information.

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Best Practices for Listening and Engaging in Social Media

Forum One

Synopsis: The conversations on social media can really tell a rich story about your brand, topic, cause, target audiences, or other area of interest. If a tweet is published in the social media ecosystem, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? It’s a bit of a trick question since the ethos of social media suggests, “There is always someone listening, no matter how pathetic you or your musings are.” Part 1: Discover.

Reviewing Applicant’s Social Media Profiles? Maybe It’s Time to Check Your Ethics

Fistful of Talent

One of the final questions of the day came from an attendee noting that their hiring team was regularly reviewing applicants social media profiles as part of the hiring process. 2010? Do not search social media profiles of your applicants. if you haven’t submitted your social media profiles as an example of your work product and I rifle through it with the intent of finding something to disqualify you, that’s wrong.

Military Communications in the Age of Social Media

Forum One

Earlier this week, I addressed the topic of social media in the military and government on a panel at The Army and The Navy Club in Washington, DC. With so many of our clients deeply entrenched in various social media campaigns, I found the panel to be a great opportunity to share our experience in the nonprofit and civilian sectors with military leaders.

4 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Attract Top Talent: Social Recruiting

CakeHR

The social media revolution led by Facebook made us more connected to each other than ever — at least virtually. Here are some of the top areas of our lives that social media changed over the years. The Impact of Social Media on Our Day to Day Lives. #1. Social media is now our source of news. Social media gives us the power to follow people, pages, channels, and groups that interest us.

Goverment and Social Media: Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input

Forum One

I was invited to present last week at the University of Maryland's Human Computer Interaction Lab's workshop on Government and Social Media. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts. We also saw some very cool examples of how to use NodeXL to map and understand social networks. Tags: Influence Collaboration Government Internet Strategy Social Media

Why Employment Brands Struggle With Social Media

SmartRecruiters

In industry media and on PR/marketing blogs like this one, we talk an awful lot about “master brand” social media marketing work. So, you would think most brands that create these “employer brands” with social executions would take them seriously, right? In fact, I would argue a strong “employer brand” is more of the exception, not the rule, when it comes to the social media components. Social Media Recruiting

People Are the Social Media

Jobvite

If you missed the event, you can still listen in to the entire webcast, People Are the Social Media. We started talking with Shannon Seery Gude about doing this webcast after reading posts on her blog which made the point that “people are the social media.” Her philosophy is that companies who have the greatest success leveraging social media for recruiting will be the ones that start inside the company, with employees.

People Are the Social Media

Jobvite

Sourcing and Nurturing social recruitingWe had a big turnout (over 1200 people registered) for the webcast earlier this month by Shannon Seery Gude. If you missed the event, you can still listen in to the entire webcast, People Are … Continued.

StaffingTalk Show from Friday, January 8, 2010

Staffing Talk

With Jack Terrana and with input from @Animal, we talked job boards, lead generation, @Hubspot, state of the economy, Twitter, social media and technology. The first 20 minutes are pre-show banter by me and other participants. Just skip through that to get to the meat of the show. Join us here at www.staffingtalk.com 11:30 EST each Friday for upcoming shows. Watch live streaming video from staffingtalk at livestream.com

TV Office characters who would fail social media background checks

Social Intelligence

We’ve put together a list of characters who would likely have failed their social media background checks. This episode aired in 2007 before social media was as mainstream as it is now. In one 2010 episode, Dwight found Kelly and Ryan pouring over her computer and asked what they were doing. Aziz Ansari’s Parks & Rec character, Tom, is a social media enthusiast. Unfortunately, he accessed his social media while driving.

Talk Show: How to Promote Your Business with Social Media

Staffing Talk

Unconference revolutionary Bill Boorman charmed and delighted the Staffing Talk audience on our January 15 show

HealthCare.gov: A Model Facebook Page

Forum One

Tags: Influence Government Internet Strategy Social Media Tips & Trends

Facebook Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

Forum One

Nonprofit Social Media Guide - Beth's Blog. Tags: Influence Social Media My colleague Michaela Hacker and I are presenting a webinar on Aug. 17 for Network for Good titled " Nonprofit 911: Become a Facebook Rockstar Using Pages & Causes." " We will be joined by Sarah Koch of Causes. As part of that session, we are sharing a list of useful Facebook Resources. Enjoy! Nonprofit-Specific. Non-Profits on Facebook. Nonprofit Facebook Best Practices.

The 14 Silicon Valley HR Execs You Should Follow on Social Media

Eightfold

During her 17 years at the company, Gherson has transformed IBM’s workplace culture, incorporated AI and been an external advocate for social issues. During that time, the company was named among the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. She grew the social media giant from 90 employees to more than 3,000 in 20 countries during her time there and led people efforts through the company’s IPO.

Social Recruiting on the Rise; Results from our 2010 Survey

Jobvite

Social networks lead all other recruiting channels for planned investment by employers as the economy recovers. Today, we’ve released the results of the Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey 2010. The adoption of social networks for recruiting has gained momentum significantly over that time and it’s fascinating to see how usage changes and grows. The results of our 2010 survey show that 83% of respondents are now using or planning to use social media for recruiting.

Marketers Make Social Networks Top Priority for 2010

Jobvite

eMarketer recently published results of the 2010 Digital Marketing Outlook survey in which marketers reported their priorities for investment in the coming year. of senior marketers is social networks and applications, followed closely by digital infrastructure (44.5%). The research shows that investments in their traditional media has stagnated or decreased, digital has gone up – and the sharpest rise has been in “unpaid/earned/proprietary” media spending.

Too-Light vs Too-Heavy vs Just-Right on Social Media Promotion

Staffing Talk

[link] You’ve seen those Budweiser commercials, right? The ones where the guy is too meek in seeking out his true love in one scene and in the next destroys her dorm room with a wrecking ball? Well people behave in similarly opposite extremes on Twitter. Either they chatter away mindlessly about nothing, or they’re there telling you how great they are full throttle. So it’s refreshing to me to see some people that have figured it out, that do their promotion “JUST-RIGHT”.

The Good News Story in Haiti

Forum One

Organizations are using social media to raise more money faster than ever before. Wikis, social networks, and Twitter feeds are letting stakeholders and actors talk virtually to coordinate their response. Social media has made that all possible, and just a few years ago, none of this was happening. I'm going to rely on social media itself to aid me in my research, and I welcome any suggestions here.

Community Matters, Even at SxSW

Forum One

We attended numerous panels, connected with colleagues and friends on nonprofit technology and social good, and had skillets of queso in between. It is the groundswell of communities that provides the momentum and sustainability for social change. It will not only strengthen pre-existing ties, but that real-time collaboration and connection will also lead to innovation and initiate numerous trajectories for social good. Reflections on community at SxSW.

How to Become a Facebook Rockstar

Forum One

Now it's time to address the social site with the biggest stage right now: Facebook. With any social media space, there are three key ingredients to success: 1) Setting goals, 2) Picking appropriate tools, and 3) Maximizing your understanding and use of those tools. If you already have good content on other social services such as YouTube or Flickr, you can publish that content onto your Facebook Page through the use of Facebook Apps.

Social Identity Applications: Manage Your Career Online

Forum One

In 2009, "social media" became the conventional buzzword to replace "Web 2.0" To be fair, social media captured a lot of what was finally maturing: photo sharing sites like Flickr , video sharing like YouTube , professional networks like LinkedIn , and of course getting friend requests from Grandma as Facebook went from avant garde to ubiquity. So what is a social identity, and why should it matter?

Social Networking and #AIDS2010

Forum One

What I've seen thus far on the social networking scene has been interesting, and hopefully as this week progresses, we’ll see more initiatives cropping up: @ UNAIDS says: If you're tweeting from #AIDS2010 join this Google group for tweeps at the conference: [link]. Tags: Influence Social Media There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference ( #AIDS2010 ) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

Hackathons Aim to Improve Aid Distribution and Coordination in Haiti

Forum One

I explained how technology and social media are playing a leading role in innovation in the aid sector and helping to bring relief to earthquake victims in Haiti. Tags: Influence Collaboration Data & Visualizations Internet Strategy Online Community Social Media Crisis Camp DC participants work hard to develop applications and tools for relief workers in Haiti. Earlier this week, I introduced a series of blog posts discussing the Good News Story in Haiti.

Free Alternatives to Ning

Forum One

Ning , the leading free social media platform provider has recently lost not only its CEO, but also about 40 percent of its workforce. A customizable social network with a wide variety of fun and sophisticated add ons. A social networking tool similar to an intranet, specializing in online collaboration. Profiles: Dual profiles for both professional and social uses. A social media environment that maximizes WidgetBox for optimal customization.

Prizes to Promote Open Government

Forum One

Tags: Influence Collaboration Government Internet Strategy Online Community Social Media

The New Culture of Storytelling

Forum One

It helped me meet and reconnect with some of the most inspiring people in our industry, catch up on the latest social media technologies ( Whrrl !), Since we received such great feedback from last year's session , Roger Burks and I have hosted a series of webinars since the last NTC, focusing on how organizations can leverage online storytelling and maximize social media in the process. Michaela and Brian at the World of Coca Cola.

What the New Facebook Pages Layout Means for Social Media Recruitment

Harger Howe Recruitment

Well, Facebook seems to be reverting to a much more simplified version a la when it first debuted Pages in 2010. However, unlike the 2010 version of Pages, Facebook has made their newest version very image-centric (which we LOVE!) Here are some reasons why you’re going to love using the newest version of Facebook Pages for social media recruitment. Social Media social media career pages social media recruitment advertising social recruitment

Loco for Local: Regional Examples of Open Government

Forum One

In fact, the sessions Neighborhood Networking, Local Government Transparency, and Empowering Democratic Deliberation at the Local Level with Social Media all explored technologies, ideas, and best practices for local government transparency and citizen engagement. Unfortunately, these aren’t the types of projects that attract media attention. I recently attended Transparency Camp , a two-day event organized by the Sunlight Foundation.

Entrepreneurship and Internet Diplomacy in the Muslim and Arab World

Forum One

One year later, April 26-27, 2010, more than 260 people from over 60 countries gathered in Washington, DC for an unprecedented two-day Entrepreneurship Summit hosted by President Obama and the U.S. government, members of the diplomatic corps, successful business and civil society leaders, philanthropists, media professionals, academics, artists etc. Misunderstandings and fear can be broken through online forums and through social media.

Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input

Forum One

I was invited to present last week at the University of Maryland's Human Computer Interaction Lab's workshop on Government and Social Media. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts. We also saw some very cool examples of how to use NodeXL to map and understand social networks.

About Hootsuite's Costly 'Freemium' Plans and Free Twitter Alternatives

Forum One

Recently, HootSuite, a prominent social media dashboard, introduced a new “Freemium” pricing structure, which offers basic Web services at different price points. Here at Forum One, we often reccommend Hootsuite as the prefered social media client of choice because it is easy to use and offers the most complete set of features, including team collabertion and performance reporting.

Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects

Recruiting Blogs

Social media has been a world-changing phenomenon. However, the last 10 years have seen a huge spike in both users of social media and reasons for using it. . In 2019, there were 3.486 billion active users on social media , equating to nearly half of the entire population having a social media presence. The image sharing app was launched in 2010 and has over 500 million daily users.

Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects

Recruiting Blogs

Social media has been a world-changing phenomenon. However, the last 10 years have seen a huge spike in both users of social media and reasons for using it. In 2019, there were 3.486 billion active users on social media, equating to nearly half of the entire population having a social media presence. The image sharing app was launched in 2010 and has over 500 million daily users.

CountyHealthRankings.org Gives First County-by-County Snapshot of Health in Each State

Forum One

The site makes it easy for users to engage with the information and share their findings with their social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. The site has already received substantial attention and has been prominently featured by CNN, MSNBC, Business Week, the Washington Post, USA Today, and hundreds of local media outlets. ALEXANDRIA, Va.,

Forum One Staff Share OpenGov Ideas

Forum One

The public sites have already collected over 800 new ideas and will continue to until at least through March 19, 2010. USAID should develop an online social networking community for young adults interested in international development. Interactive Rich Media Learning Tool for Historical Benefit Info. Social Security Administration. Public Social Media Platform for International Disaster Response. DoD Social Media Data Set.

Global Health in Seattle: The “Proximity Advantage”

Forum One

In late September at PATH , Forum One gathered a group of web communicators to talk about managing social media outposts (we used Chris Brogan’s Web Presence Framework as context). Forum One held two roundtable discussions in Seattle in the past couple of weeks on global health web communications as well as data collection, management, and dissemination.

Recruiting Animal Takes on Gary Vaynerchuk

Staffing Talk

My Twitter mentor the Recruiting Animal takes on Gary Vaynerchuk’s thesis that anyone can make it big in social media. Marketing take-aways: Success with social media is hard work. Animal is one of the most verbally gifted people I know, so it was a delight to see him face off with Vaynerchuk who has made a fortune (presumably) with his wine library TV appearances. Vaynerchuk puts in 12+ hours a day. Animal works his tail off too.

How Recruiters and Job Seekers Use Social Media in 2015 (Infographic)

Social Talent

While social recruiting is by no means a new trend (we are living in the year 2015 after all), it’s processes and it’s nuances are evolving all the time, and it’s importance in recruiting continues to grow. Back in 2010 , 78% of recruiters were using LinkedIn to find candidates. Similarly, 2010 saw just 14% of recruiters posting jobs on Twitter. The potential for employee referrals on Twitter has also risen from 16% in 2010, to 93% in 2015.