I am pretty excited because SHRM is a conservative organization that doesn’t take big risks. Putting me on a panel and talking about technology and Human Resources? It’s a risk. No one knows what to expect—from turnout to content—and the moderator has some specific requests.
- Be honest and authentic.
- Engage and challenge the audience.
- Please don’t swear.
That last bullet point is for me.
I assume that the audience will have had little interaction with Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn—let alone creating a social media strategy to hire awesome & talented people. Can you help me prepare for this session?
- Do you work for a company that has never talked about social media?
- Are you still trying to figure out if your company needs a better website?
- What questions do you have about social media?
I have no idea what to expect from a group of HR professionals who are attending a session on social media. I’m going to refer the audience to the Definitive Guide to Corporate HR Blogging. I’m also a fan of this sideshow by my good friend, Lani Rosales.
As a job seeker, what does HR need to know about social media? Do you have any other suggestions for tips, tools, or takeaways? [We like that kind of shit in HR. We need takeaways, dammit!]