#HRTailgate : How to Be An HR Social Media Rock Star

Have you ever scanned a job candidate’s Twitter account as much as their resume? Thought about using social media to showcase your HR expertise? You’re not alone.

Social networks are changing the landscape of offices around the world, and the impact is undeniable. No matter what your role or industry, there’s no refuting your workspace has been swept up in thr social media tsunami over the past several years.

Join me this Thursday (June 29), from 11 a.m. — 12 p.m. CST

as I delve into social media’s impact on workplace culture, recruiting, networking, brand building and more. I’m hosting the #HRTailgate Twitter chat with G&A Partners’ Vice President Anthony Grijalva, Jr., and Nicole Fallon, managing editor of Business News Daily.

If you’ve never participated in a Twitter chat, you’ll be surprised at how simple it is to participate. A Twitter chat is a live conversation focused on a topic — for this month, ours is social media. The chat has eight questions; chat participants can engage in dialogue with chat hosts and other chat participants by answering the questions and using the hashtag #HRTailgate. (Forbes shares everything you need to know about a Twitter chat in this article.)

Not sure what to expect?

Get excited and gear up for the chat by visiting the recap of past HR Tailgates: “How to Score a Work-Life Balance,” “Gear Up for Workplace Safety,” “HR Law: Avoid Being Out of Bounds,” “2017 Workplace Wellness Plans,” “How to Score a Winning Company Culture,” “Make Your Employees Feel Like MVPs,” and “The Evolution of Employee Benefits.”

How to participate:

First: Follow your chat hosts on Twitter:

  • Anthony Grijalva, Jr., G&A Partners Vice President — @GAPartners
  • Nicole Fallon, Managing Editor of Business News Daily — @BNDarticles
  • Me! Founder of HR Remix — @HrRemix

Then: Prepare to share your HR knowledge and learn from others with the following questions:

Q1. Does a prospective employees’ online reputation matter? Why or why not?

Q2. How is social media effective at attracting great employees?

Q3. What advice would you give to professionals looking to shine on social media?

Q4. What are the best ways to implement a social media policy in the workplace?

Q5. What are the potential risks of social media in the workplace?

Q6. Should employers use comments posted on an employee’s personal social media pages against them in disciplinary actions? Why?

Q7. Why is a social media presence important for employers?

Q8. How do you think social media will change the workplace environment in the next five years?

Next: End your answers with the hashtag #HRTailgate to participate.

Join me this Thursday June 29th Thursday for #HRTailgate !


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Originally published at HR reMix.