Ever wondered how you'd react if a social media practitioner you follow, who also follows you back, suddenly decides to unfollow you; actually, not just you but all their follows as well? I prefer the term 'practitioner' because those of us who've become adept with social media actually do practice it, regardless of whether or … Continue reading Going with the flow..without you
Recently I've seen a number of articles suggesting more and more employers are using social networking sites to screen candidates. It seems reasonably proactive and an efficient leverage for companies to filter through the rough and determine if applicant X would be an apt fit in a given work environment. A New York Times blog post notes … Continue reading Screening hires: social media’s pound of flesh?
Despite the nature (and brute power) of the social media beast to propagate at break-neck speed, the onus remains on us to filter through the barrage of information. To benefit from the ubiquitous advantage of real-time access to information, we must be able to make sense of it all; and do so ideally, at the … Continue reading Filtering – a thorny path to awareness