Using Social Media: Create A LinkedIn Alumni Group

Many people I talk to think LinkedIn is primarily for job seekers or recruiters but there are so many other ways to use the site. I use it to search for information and articles, I do research on companies, I find information about people I am networking with and I also use the Groups feature to stay in close contact with other professionals with similar interests. Read More …

Learning Social Media Without Getting Stitches

I had the pleasure of speaking at Corporate University recently to a group of Learning and Development executives and HR professionals. While there were a few people in each session that knew Facebook or Twitter, a majority of the participants were not using social media on any type of regular basis. As I stood before the room of people and talked about using social media platforms to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing, I could see the light bulbs above their heads lighting up and a spark in their eyes. Read More …

SIMPLIFY- Tips for Job Seekers, The Overworked, and The Retirees

Have you heard of the Titan Atlas?  I’m sure you have.  To refresh your memory (according to http://homepage.mac.com/cparada/GML/Atlas.html) , Atlas worked out the science of astrology and discovered the spherical nature of the stars. But he is best known for bearing on his shoulders the Read More …