Communication permeates everything we do and our personalities – our attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors – are a natural driver for how we act and what say. Being successful in today’s workplace demands having an awareness and understanding of different personalities to avoid misunderstanding or conflict. Many different personality types can complement each other, but in some cases, there is also the potential for conflict. A good strategy for career success is to learn about these different personality traits and understand the most effective approach for collaborating with each type of person.
Guest post by: Jessica Thiefels
Does your company do awesome things for its employees? Weave these perks—and the stats that support their benefits—into your job listings and ads to make a more powerful case for why potential employees should consider your organization. After all, we’re quickly becoming a data-driven society, and sometimes the numbers and expert opinions speak louder than you ever can.
Guest post by: David Bator, Vice President Client Strategy, TemboSocial
Poor customer service and huge profits usually don’t go hand in hand. Rather, when consumers are provided inadequate support, they are likely to take their business elsewhere. Although the service landscape is changing with the advent of new social media and interactive tools, quality support is not confined to the help desk.
Guest post by Ann Barrett, Director eRecruitment & Social Media Strategy at Sun Life Digital. You can find Ann via her Social Recruiting blog where she writes about social media and Human Resources. She can also be found on LinkedIn.
Facebook. Twitter. Google+. Pintrest, Instagram, LinkedIn. They all have become mainstream words we use in our everyday conversation. They have penetrated all forms of media including print, TV, radio, video and digital. It would almost seem strange not to hear or see those familiar icons.
One tool or platform does not make an organization social. It is not just about the tools- especially in isolation of the bigger picture. Well at least it ought not be. Sensational headlines just feed the fear of those with a social media phobia. What organizations and businesses should be thinking about is how can they leverage this new way of doing business.
It is my great pleasure to present another post from my colleague Laurie Shook. Laurie brings her vast social media expertise and passion for enterprise 2.0 to bring you her insights from Cisco Live.
How do you use social media to create a more engaging tradeshow experience? Based on the pervasive hash tags and social media tracking boards at last week’s Cisco Live in San Diego, Cisco has confronted that challenge successfully. Part of the secret is creating a Social Media Hub.