C-suite Executives and Social Media: Are You Resistant or Engaged?

Executive Career Brand

A survey by Brandfog, a global social media and digital reputation consulting firm, indicates that social media engagement by companies’ c-suite executives is more critical than ever: “Conversations taking place on Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Medium, YouTube, Instagram and other social channels do not stop because management is not looking. Alternatively, C-suite executives who embrace social media gain a competitive edge.

15 Social Media Stats to Share with Business Leaders About Work

Workology

Let’s get real about Social Media for a minute, shall we? I’m always a little surprised when I walk into a senior leadership meeting with a company or client, and the lack of understanding and. Executive Senior Social Media social media social media statsWorkology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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New Survey Shows Executives Need Social Media Skills

Professional Resume Services

There are many CEOs who are not interested in social media because they are incredibly busy. However, BRANDfog’s 2014 survey on The Global, Social CEO indicates that C-level executives who ignore social media are losing the ability to influence brand reputation and company leadership. The global conversations are happening on social media, and not being part of the conversation means others are controlling the topics.

What Social Media Teaches Us About Leadership

The Undercover Recruiter

I am really struck at the moment with how frequently leadership is cried out for in the media. According to the media, we are looking for leaders in our political worlds (now there’s a vain hope!), What really makes me curious is – what do we mean by this call for leadership? Working with management teams in a wide variety of industries it does intrigue me that the perception of what good leadership looks like varies greatly.

The Era of Corporate Social Media Discrimination

Workology

Social media. Companies are using social media as part of their recruiting and candidate selection process and in business every day. Or maybe you use tools like Wink to search across social media networks by keyword. The CEO is very specific that he doesn’t want healthcare costs to increase and your leadership team’s bonus is heavily influenced by your corporate P&L. Old laws. New tools.

How to Write Social Media Policies

Workology

Social media policies and guidelines don’t have to be complicated. With the average American spending six to twelve hours a month on Facebook, social media is an essential part of millions of Americans daily lives. Because of the growing popularity in using social platforms human resource professionals and companies are becoming more aware of the importance of a solid social media policy that provides guidelines and structure to new and current employees.

Social Media ROI: Is It Worth the Time?

Executive Career Brand

Social Media ROI: Is It Worth the Time? So much has been written and said about whether social media brings enough return on time invested. We can easily get consumed and overwhelmed by dabbling in too much social media , and making an impact with none. It’s all about creating a realistic strategic plan, and understanding that social media has a cumulative impact. is a post from: Executive Career Brand.

Seven Ways to Rise Above the Negativity in Social Media, Politics…and Your Own Head

Ms. Career Girl

The post Seven Ways to Rise Above the Negativity in Social Media, Politics…and Your Own Head appeared first on Ms. Add in the avalanche of complaining that dominates social media and it’s not easy to be positive or happy right now. You can control what you read and write on social media. As I share in my new book The Power of Positive Leadership : If you are complaining, you’re not leading.

Encourage Employee Resource Groups to Leverage Social Media

Workology

Top companies are leveraging social networks to share best practices, increase productivity and promote their brand internally as well as externally. Over the last 10 years, Employee Resource Groups or ERGs have evolved from being social or affinity groups to goal-oriented drivers of innovative business solutions. Social Media Creates Unique Engagement. The Hartford’s LGBT ERG is using their enterprise social network to promote an “Ally Campaign” across the country.

The Top Social Media Fails – at Work!

The Undercover Recruiter

Social media is a very dangerous tool to have, especially at work. Here are the top social media fails to stop you doing the same! Sometimes, you don’t even wait for the job offer – just the interview is enough to make you hit the social networks. Scott Bartosiewicz was a social media strategist for a social media agency. He accidentally used Chrysler’s social account for his own personal rant about trying to get home.

How to Become an Engaged Leader Using Social Media

The Undercover Recruiter

Should leaders be active on social media? And if so, how can they go about being engaged and social on digital platforms? How to Become an Engaged Leader Using Social Media. Business Social Media CEO Engaged leader Networking thought-leadershipWe spoke to Charlene Li, founder of Altimeter Group, and author of “The Engaged Leader” to hear what she has to say. You can listen to the podcast interview on iTunes, Soundcloud or.

Social Media: An Executive Decision

The Undercover Recruiter

Famous news media everywhere, Wall Street Journal amongst one of them, are telling us how CEOs and Executives fear SoMe (that means Social Media). They tell us seven in 10 Fortune 500 CEOs have no presence on major social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. Related: What Social Media Teaches Us About Leadership. Social Media: An Executive Decision. Hey look at Greg (fake name).

Social Media in the C-Suite. Train Executives with Reverse Mentoring

Workology

Need Buy in From Your Executive Team on Social Media? Do your senior executives’ eyes glaze over when you talk about using social media to drive branding and market share? Companies, senior leaders, and the C-Suite are struggling to embrace and understand the power of social media external as a marketing tool as well as internally with internal social networks. What is a Reverse Mentoring Program for Social Media?

Your Focus on Social Media Should Be?

Resume Bear

Is it a marketing directive, or are you evolving into a social business? A tactical attempt at social means you’re very likely not centering around people, their needs and motivations – and the point is that this is social media, so people first. 3 – Define personas - start with understanding how your customers and relevant influencers use social media. This point is vital by some distance – it’s the key to the rest of social media marketing.

Why Online & Social Media Influence is Tragically Misunderstood

Workology

Influence especially online and social media is all around us. Social Media’s Role in Influencers. Because, as humans, we are social creatures & barring psychological damage? Most rejection is not fun especially when it comes to social media and online influencers. So, he created a visual, judgement task test whereby he could test the extent social pressures truly had on judgement.

4 Reasons to Use Social Media to Market Yourself

Water Cooler Wisdom

My friends Miriam Salpeter and Hannah Morgan are always on the cutting edge regarding the efficient use of social media for your career.    Now, in their new book, Social Networking for Business Success , they provide advice for how to launch and grow a business or personal brand using social media.  Use social media to begin to market. When you use social media to. Social media.

The Zero Credibility Zone. Why HR is Slow to Adopt Social Media

Workology

Register for their San Francisco Social HR Camp on 11/19. Earlier this week, we explored the topic: “ Why HR Needs to Speed Up on Social Media Adoption ” focusing on the compelling arguments in the business case for social media adoption. If they knew adopting social media into HR practices would yield significant value, we wouldn’t be having this conversation in the first place. SHE SAID: Not all businesses are created social.

Pinterest is Bridging The Gap Between Social Media’s Emotional,Commercial Cross-over

Resume Bear

Interestingly enough, social media is very similar. There are literally hundreds of active social media sites and every one of them falls into the category of emotional, commercial or in some rare cases you will find one that offers a combination of both. One of the biggest issues that people have with social media and business is the understanding of ROI or their ability to monetize social media for the purpose of generating revenue.

How Recruiters Use Social Media to Find Talent & Hire Online

Workology

Talent Communities as a Corporate Recruiting & Social Media Tool. Talent communities are starting to be built through social media channels as well. In 2011, the FTC set a precedent by approving social media’s use in employment background checks. Online Job Search Strategy Starts with All Social Media Channels. For Job Seekers: Online Job Search Tips & Advice.

???? 61 Hidden Job Market Secrets Without Using Social Media

JobMob

24) Management and leadership events and seminars – a good place to improve your skills while also meeting people who have the power to hire you. What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Photo by Joshua Sortino. Quick poll: what is the hidden job market? Does it contain…. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. Read on to find out…. So many jobs are never advertised anywhere, completely unpublished.

Friday Five: Social Media Stories to Follow(back)

Workology

This week we’re looking at social media – again. 5 Methods For Social Leadership: Try Reverse Mentoring. Meghan Biro writes about reverse mentoring: younger workers teaching older workers about social media and other technologies that don’t come as naturally to boomers. It’s increasingly common to see people fired for their behaviour on social media – but when is that ok? Another week, another Friday Five.

10+ Men Who Make a Difference on Social Media (Volume 1) by Britt Michaelian

Resume Bear

BruceSallan is an easy-going and inspiring dad who is the real deal when it comes to social media. Paul is always positive and conversational on social media while sharing an interesting point of view. Jure is passionate about the law (try mentioning Klout to him on Twitter and see what he has to say) and he is extremely knowledgeable about how social media works from a numbers standpoint. Social Media Success Stories Why ResumeBear?

6 Ways To Use Social Media To Network After College

Career Realism

Nearly everyone in the professional world has some kind of a social media account. Being savvy of the trends in social media is one of the distinct advantages that millennial has over the older members of the job seeking community. Social media can play a key role in helping you establish your professional brand as well as create numerous opportunities that might otherwise not have been made available. Be Social On Social Networks.

Do You Have a Social Media Strategy for Your Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

Social media has become essential to the C-level job search. LinkedIn profile writing services can help you: Promise value to a potential employer and advance thought leadership. Look for a Job via LinkedIn – LinkedIn Jobs makes it easier to use this social media site to find your next job. LinkedIn is the top social media site for executive-level positions.

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Social Media: Making it Work for You

Catherines Career Corner

Tweet | Written by Catherine Adenle Have you ever stopped to think about the importance of social media nowadays? Just a few short years ago, social media didn’t even exist and yet today we could not see ourselves without it. Today social networking [.]. Branding Career Success Facebook Internet Job Seeking Strategies LinkedIn Mashable Skills SlideShare Social Media: Making it Work for You Social Networking Telstra Twitter [top10posts

Social Media & Your Job Search: Act Like a Company, Not a Person.

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.13.10] View Comments Social Media And Your Job Search: Act Like a Company A guest post by author and social media strategist Neal Schaffer You’re in transition. 1) Just Like Businesses, the Job Seeker Also Needs to be Active in Social Media Don’t get me wrong, offline networking is another vital part of your job search. 3) Social Media for the Job Search is Not JUST About LinkedIn!

40 Most Important Social Media Tips for HR Professionals

Catherines Career Corner

Related posts: Social Media: Making it Work for You. These 30 Social Networking Blunders Can Derail Your Job Search. This article was first published on September 26, 2012 by Online MBA. It was sent to CCC for further publication by Amanda Kostina. Human resources is the art of working with humans (hence the name). And anyone concerned with dealing with [.] Can Linkedin, Facebook or Twitter Get You a Job? Become a Superstar Networker: See These 8 Tips.

How leaders can leverage six social media dimensions for employee engagement

David Zinger

Social Media Leadership for Engagement. Roland Deiser and Sylvain Newton from McKinsey&Company wrote an insightful piece on the six social media skills every leader needs. Leaders with high levels of social media savvy produce compelling and authentic content. Publish a global employee engagement RSS feed on the company’s social media site. Social media is not just a personal issue, it is social.

Are You a 40 Year-old Social Media Virgin?

The Undercover Recruiter

This scene gives me the opportunity to: Compare social media to dating (a theme of mine). Related: What Social Media Teaches Us About Leadership. Are You a 40 Year-old Social Media Virgin? Social Recruiting film movie virginI love the 40 Year-old Virgin movie. Scenes which spring to mind: Chest waxing. Speed Dating. The scarey driving lady on a date.

Leadership and the Iceberg

Resume Bear

I was recently reading the “Habitudes” study guide by Dr. Tim Elmore and a passage really struck me: The iceberg represents your leadership. While it’s important to teach “skills” for positive interaction and social conduct, it’s impossible to teach a student (or adult, for that matter) everything they’ll ever need to get along in business and in personal life. Featured Articles Social Media Success Stories facebook linkedin resumebear twitter

55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media

JobMob

22) Management and leadership events and seminars – a good place to improve your skills while also meeting people who have the power to hire you. Related posts: Goodbye Gatekeepers: Use Social Media To Target Hiring Managers. POLL RESULTS AND ANALYSIS] Which Social Media Network Are You Using MOST in Your Job Search? Your Social Media Power Belt: 5 Powerful Tools You Need For Your Job Search.

9 Years in Social Media: Expanding my Mind and Shrinking my World

David Zinger

Social media has shrunk my mind and expended my world. Today marks my ninth anniversary in social media. I have shared valuable information on leadership, strengths, and engagement. Employee Engagement David Zinger employee engagement speaker ninth anniversary Social Media Expert

Social Media Tools: You Can Lead or Follow

Water Cooler Wisdom

Some professionals don’t bother with social media.  A trusted colleague, Miriam Salpeter, convinces us why social media can be effective for all types in her book Social Networking for Career Success.    Miriam shares an interview with Brett Vanderwater , a strategic financial leader in an industry where not many others have jumped on the social media bandwagon.

5 Myths (And Truths) About Social Media And Your Job Search

Career Realism

There is a lot of discussion about how, where, and why one must use social media in today’s digital economy. The following myths and truths are intended to demystify some of the ways in which you can utilize social media as a job search resource. Myth: You Must Use Social Media To Find A Job. Truth : Despite what many experts tell you, social media is not an absolute requirement for all jobs and careers.

10 Characteristics of a Social Leader

Workology

On June 14, I had the great fortune to attend the Working Mother Media 2nd Annual Women’s Leadership Summit on the Business of Social Media in New York City. ASTOUNDING STATS SHARED BY SOCIAL LEADERS. 20% customer satisfaction improvement by companies using social (Sandy Carter, IBM). 54% of companies expect to support their customer service processes with social capabilities within two years.*. It’s social business.”

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Following Up After An Interview With Social Media?

Career Realism

Is it acceptable to follow up with social media ? Everyone has their own personal social media policy. Many LinkedIn trainers tell people how to run their own personal social media policies, but this is something very personal and worth careful consideration. As an MBA, I interviewed for GE’s leadership training program. Photo Credit: Shutterstock The post Following Up After An Interview With Social Media?

Leadership and The Power of Doing the Work.

The HR Capitalist

He’s the entrepreneur who grew his father’s business from a humble liquor store into a wine empire through a combination of social media and content marketing. Today he’s a media mogul, bestselling author, and aspiring New York Jets owner. It's something all of us forget as we move into leadership roles and start managing others. The longer you and I are in leadership positions, the less we do the work. Career Advice Change Leadership Managing

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Social Media Tools: You Can Lead or Follow

Water Cooler Wisdom

Some professionals don’t bother with social media.  A trusted colleague, Miriam Salpeter, convinces us why social media can be effective for all types in her book Social Networking for Career Success.    Miriam shares an interview with Brett Vanderwater , a strategic financial leader in an industry where not many others have jumped on the social media bandwagon.

3 Ways To Make Your Online Networking Count

Executive Career Brand

Neglecting social networking has damaging effects: You’ll seriously limit avenues to opportunities. You’ll be perceived as out-of-date with social media and the new world of work, therefore a less desirable candidate. 3 Ways To Make Social Networking Count. Don’t waste too much time on aimless social media blasts. Follow them on social media, and take note of which channels they seem to use most regularly.

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4 Lies about social media | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 4 Lies about social media Posted to: Job Hunt | Networking | Promoting Yourself October 21st, 2009 Del.icio.us And almost everyone knows that social media is a great way to build your network. But many of you are making lots of social media mistakes. I know because so many people tell me that social media is a waste of their time.

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Friday Four: Tech Leadership in Review

Workology

This week’s Friday Four is all about tech leadership: the good, the bad, and the silly. What does good tech leadership look like? Not a month goes by that a Tinder rep or exec isn’t being awkward on social media or in interviews. HR Leadership leadership technologySilicon Valley continues to provide! News, views and interesting case studies, that is. The Last Days Of Marissa Mayer?

Leadership Cannot Be Taught

Workology

The impact this experience had on me has carried me through my life and I have been able to take that lesson to develop my own leadership style. Leadership can be defined as an act of influencing others that alters paths and drives the completion of a task or achievement of a goal. They will be leading by mobile device or social media. At eight years old, I was in my very first play. My director was Bud Cummings.

Q&A with Lindsey Pollak: Next Level Leadership

Water Cooler Wisdom

Many millennials are becoming leaders and even more want to step into leadership roles. I sat down with my friend Lindsey Pollak, millennial workplace expert and spokesperson for The Hartford’s My Tomorrow campaign, to hear about how employees can move on to “next-level” leadership. You can share your knowledge in areas, such as social media, while the more senior person can impart wisdom about your industry or lessons learned from previous experiences.