Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Use the "pipe" character as a separator in your text (it's a vertical line ( | ) and can be created by pressing [SHIFT] and the key directly above ENTER/RETURN. I typically use the 80/20 rule in social media (80% business, 20% personal). Social Mediaby Sally Cox    As a freelancer, people are always asking me how I find work. The answer for me has two parts:  I have a strong LinkedIn profile.

Social Media: Increase Your Visibility by Sharing Content via LinkedIn Pulse

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You "follow" them, much like you would on any social media platform. Once you start following people on Pulse, it will automatically begin suggesting influential people for you, with an easy "Follow" button to press, if you want to follow them. I'm active on social media so I use Pulse not only to find good content to share with the LinkedIn community, I also share on Twitter at the same time. LinkedIn Social Media

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Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

For the Australasian Talent Conference that will run in Sydney May 24-26 (where I’m speaking), they’ve been drumming up interest with a press release. For the latter, I was asked to address the question: “what businesses can learn from allowing employees to access social networking sites, and how allowing social networking can benefit businesses?&#

Social Media 101: Training Employees for Social Media

Coreaxis

It is nearly impossible for a company to completely avoid social media in today’s marketplace. Whether your company uses social media for hiring, marketing, or communicating businesses use social media. 96 percent of the companies surveyed use at least one form of social media. Given that figure, it is shocking how few companies actually develop and enforce a company policy for social media.

The Social Media Cigarette Break

Clark Quinn

He opined that the new ‘cigarette’ break was the social media break where employees will stand outside with their mobile phone and check in on their social networks. The reason, of course, being that their companies block social media access via their IT infrastructure. I remember this because the company asked that the vendor turn off the email system as they didn’t want folks frittering away time being social.

Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith

Learningtogo

If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours. Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development, newsletter publishing, company branding, and social media.

Freinet and social media

Learning with 'e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use. If he had seen them, what might Freinet have made of digital technology, and what would he have said about social media in education? He purchased and ran his own printing press.

So You Just Facebook All Day? Screenshots and Social Media Marketing

TechSmith Camtasia

Social media marketers are often misunderstood. When I describe what I do as ‘social media’ my friends and family immediately start the jokes about browsing Facebook all day and getting paid for it. But as fellow social media marketers know, it’s not just nyan cat and double rainbow memes ALL the time…. You can grab images from the web, re-purpose customer content, or combine images to make the perfect visual element for your social posts.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. But, that's just the danger of writing a book on the "bleeding edge" of technology, at press time Wave was big but as technology ebbs and flows, Wave is not so big.

Selling Social Media for Learning: ASTD Big Question

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Learning Circuit's Blog Big Question is "How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization?" Here are several ways to help sell Social Media in an organization. Rename Instead of social media call it "Knowledge Media."

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. But, that's just the danger of writing a book on the "bleeding edge" of technology, at press time Wave was big but as technology ebbs and flows, Wave is not so big.

Updates to "Social Media for Trainers"

bozarthzone

Many thanks to those who have preordered Social Media for Trainers or purchased it for Kindle. Since the book went to press several things have changed: 1. A challenge with writing a book about technologies—particularly those that are continually morphing and evolving – is keeping content as up-to-date as possible.

Boosting Productivity, The Increasing Importance of Social Media, State of Local Restaurants, Improving Mental Health in the Workplace and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Braidio

The post Boosting Productivity, The Increasing Importance of Social Media, State of Local Restaurants, Improving Mental Health in the Workplace and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know appeared first on Braidio. Press productivity productivity automationSAN FRANCISCO (SMALLBIZDAILY) MAY 20, 2019. Featuring: Iain Scholnick. 5—Boosting Productivity. IDC estimates 30% of every employee’s business time —or the equivalent of 2.5

Tools for conviviality? Illich and social media

Learning with 'e's

Ivan Illich hoped for a time when the transmission model of education, or ''funnels'', would be replaced by ''educational webs'' - his notion of what we now recognise as social networks. What would Illich have made of the social web? In so many ways, the social web mirrors Illich''s ideas for ''information exchanges'', and ''peer matching'' services, especially where facilitated through mobile, internet enabled personal devices. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Using Social Media to Improve Workplace Learning

Janet Clarey

Just finished up an online presentation, Using Social Medial to Improve Workplace Learning , slides below. and this one “ideal online community&# : Le slides: Using Social Media Tools To Improve Workplace Learning. 2/3’s didn’t have a strategy for social media. Most of us reported moderate usage social media. “Learning is an integral and inseparable aspect of social practice.&# (Lave & Wenger, 1991).

How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto

LifterLMS

How to do video marketing on social media for course creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Animoto is a simple way to produce great looking videos that will stand out on social media. Targeting is one of the most powerful aspects of social media marketing. When creating videos for social media, it is important to engage viewers quickly.

Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

A great deal seems to be happening in the e-learning space and I've been getting a number of press releases and information about product, events and other great happenings so I thought I'd share some of that information in this post. Blog Book Tour for Social Media for Trainers. Jane Bozarth's latest book, Social Media for Trainers is in the middle of a highly successful blog book tour, check it out.

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The U.S. Air Force: Moving Full Scale Into Social Media

Mark Oehlert

capabilities behind its firewall, but now it looks like it the USAF has a full-scale social media press going on. military+social media acitivities.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. The Social Media Video Experimental Campaign.

DIY, Social Media, PLEs, Drupal - KM, & Context

Big Dog, Little Dog

10 Predictions To Help Define the Social Media Revolution - Social Computing. "To To find something comparable," said Rupert Murdoch to Wired Online in July 2006, "you have to go back 500 years to the printing press, the birth of mass media - which, incidentally, is what really destroyed he old world of kings and aristocracies. Technology is shifting power away from the editors the publishers, the establishment, the media elite. Your Design Here - Print.

The big myth of social networking

E-Learning Provocateur

I could also mail her a letter or press the buzzer at her Hollywood mansion. social networking connectedness effective network Facebook myth network theory Six Degrees of Separation social mediaA little while ago, someone tweeted his awe of the fact that over 600 million people are connected to each other on the one platform, ie Facebook. This got me thinking, are all these people really “connected&# …?

gomo Named a “Hot Vendor in Learning” by Leading Analyst Firm [press release]

gomo learning

With gomo hosting and analytics, you can get content into the hands of learners instantly via websites, direct link, QR code, the gomo LMS wrapper, social media, the gomo central mobile learning app and more—all with full xAPI analytics. The post gomo Named a “Hot Vendor in Learning” by Leading Analyst Firm [press release] appeared first on gomo Learning.

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Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! What most do not realize is that “some 70% of the extra profit to be made through social technologies has nothing to do with marketing. Paul Adams summed the essential problem up nicely in “ Stop talking about “social ”.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Dashe & Thomson

A friend of mine recently sent me a fascinating article titled “ The Shrinking of the Non-Social Web ” which contained some real eye-openers. Essentially the Web is not just evolving gradually as it absorbs the impact of smartphones and social media; it’s changing so radically that it might be better to look at what’s happening as the birth of an entirely new concept of internet interactivity and learning.

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Most Revolutionary Google Product Launch of the Past Month (Hint: It’s Not Google+)

Dashe & Thomson

Since its launch in beta format a month ago, Google+ has registered some significant buzz within the social learning community. Whether it turns out to be a game changer or just another useful tool in the social learning arsenal has yet to be determined, but in my opinion, it wasn’t even Google’s most revolutionary social launch that week. Social Media social learning crowdsourcing Google Informal Learning innovation social media

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What does this button do?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Some of the systems we use (VLE, CMS, LMS, social and collaborative tools, admin systems, etc.) What happens when I press it…? Ever looked at something you thought you were familiar with and thought “what does that button do?”

I Believe that Learning is Inherently Social

Tom Spiglanin

It may have been done alone or with others, but the social connection was still strong: teachers directed and facilitated the learning, and we often shared answers or talked about homework with peers. This is not to say that everything we know or can do was learned socially. But then, learning is an inherently social activity. The classroom experience itself is social, bringing together students who want to learn with the experts they can learn from.

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Social Learning Platform Curatr Releases Version 2.0 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

(Press Release) UK-based Curatr, an award-winning platform that creates rich, active, and social. Design Strategies Development Strategies Social Media ToolseLearning, has released version 2.0 of the software. Curatr combines a unique interface with. game-like mechanics and a collaborative learning environment.

Jane Hart’s Social Learning Handbook

Clark Quinn

Having previously reviewed Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham’s The New Social Learning , and Jane Bozarth’s Social Media for Trainers , I have now received my copy of Jane Hart’s Social Learning Handbook. Jane’s book is very much about making the case for social learning in the workplace, as the first section details. This is largely as an adjunct to formal learning, rather than focusing on social media for formal learning.

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Getting Social with Lectora Development

Trivantis

Social media is here, and it’s time to use it to your advantage. If you feel that incorporating social media could boost communication, collaboration, and create a community, then you’re interested for the right reasons. The first step of adding social media to your learning campaigns is management approval. Visit the Trivantis Community to view the social media example course I created to go along with this blog.

Sharing is caring

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ve finally bitten the bullet and added those social media sharing icons to my blog posts. Please do me a favour: when you see them, press them! blogging icons sharing social media WordPressI was fiddling around with a few alternatives, but WordPress doesn’t seem to like foreign code. Only today did I realise that WordPress provides its own solution. It’s under Settings > Sharing Settings. Go figure.

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Landing That First Job After College

KnowledgeCity

If not, it’s time to clean up your feeds, because 70 percent of companies screen candidates via social media. More than 6 million people in the United States are out of work.

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Friday Finds | March 9, 2018

Mike Taylor

Social technologies in business – the impact, the benefits, the issues ”. You’ll be hard-pressed to not find something worthwhile from this one. Curation Digital Literacy Friday5 Instructional Design learning PKM Social Media Training video Workplace Learning #lrnchat Microlearning social technologies Visual design“There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR). As the Senior Partner of Bob Little Press & PR , you have been providing business-to-business public relations (PR) services to many organizations in the ‘learning’ and ‘learning technologies’ industry for years. Bob: You’re right that social media has transformed the way that PR works – and it’s increased its effectiveness immeasurably, at least in the business-to-business sector.

Very social software

Learning with e's

A veritable feast of articles on social media is appearing in the academic press at the moment. Two articles that have caught my eye deal with social software in education, and both have landed on my desk in the last few weeks. Keywords: social software; Web 2.0;

Is Your Training Medieval? Make It Modern with Social Learning

ej4 eLearning

Printing presses made leaflets and newsletters easy to produce. Nowadays, social media is becoming the primary way that we find and ingest information. According to the latest research from Pew Research Center, 78 percent of Americans use social networking sites. These numbers reflect the fact that social media has become the way in which most Americans stay in touch, share information, and get up to date on news they care about.

Key social learning resources: Part 1

Jane Hart

During social learning month, Jane Hart will be providing some weekly articles curating some key resources about social learning. Social learning has become the latest trending concept in the learning world. Although there have been, and there will be, many articles providing a definition of what social learning is all about, I think this article by Dennis Callahan sums it up, and makes it quite clear – social learning is like gravity – it’s just there all the time.