Have you ever wanted to get a glimpse at â€œthe making ofâ€ a job search chat on Twitter? The decision that we made (a little bit me and a lot of Steve Levy and Cyndy Trivella) to move Open Mic Career Chat (#OMCchat) to Friday at Noon happened because we had good metrics on that time slot for a chat and because it seemed that the regular followers on Thursday evenings were never able to… Read More »How to Engage and Learn From Twitter Chats
I am a regular on Twitter chat events and have been a participant, moderator and guest host on many of them. My latest endeavor is through a partnership with two scions of the Twittersphere, Cyndy Trivella (@CyndyTrivella) and Steve Levy (@LevyRecruits) in the Open Mic Career Chat (#OMCchat). Our objective in hosting this weekly chatâ€¦ at Noon Eastern Time on Fridaysâ€¦ is to take the job search chat experience to a new level. Without presuming… Read More »The Tangled Dynamics of Twitter Chat Advice
Probably the question should be, â€œIs there REALLY value in job search chats on Twitter?â€ The knee jerk response by most casual Twitter users is a resounding â€œNo!â€ For those at the other end of the spectrum there is an almost addictive property of Twitter that lures people into the false expectation that swallowing this one pill will cure all ills. The obvious truth lies somewhere between those two extremes, but the missing factor is… Read More »Is There Value in Job Search Chats on Twitter?
When anyone asks me the open ended question, â€œWhere do you live?â€ the most correct answer would probably be â€œOn Twitter.â€ While I am probably not as addicted to this platform as some other people I have seen, it is the knee-jerk go-to place to meet with friends, colleagues and clients. If social media is going to replace email and other forms of written communication in the future, a good start would be with Twitter.… Read More »From the Archives of Make HR Happen â€“ Those Times We Talked About Twitter
In an online world where we must constantly be on guard against spammers, tricksters and thieves we arrive at a dilemma: When our needs are great enough to require a greater than normal amount of openness there must be some rules to follow that will tell us where to find trusted agents for advice. Life altering events such as serious health challenges or a job loss leave us vulnerable to unwanted intrusion if we let… Read More »The Best Job Search Advice