Abstract: Social networking, via Facebook, Linked-In, Pinterest, Google+, etc., has transformed how hiring authorities tasked with filling entry level positions are able to learn about prospective employees. This presentation is designed to (1) provide frameworks and avenues for young adults to highlight and to publish personal information and attributes from a professional and values-based center and (2) to give human resource professionals the capacity to screen applicants and to potentially avoid costly negligent hiring decisions.
Dennis T OConnor's insight:
Here's a brief overview of a presentation I did with Annette Schmeling for the Jon C. Dalton Institute. Working with Annette was one of the highlights of my career.
There are many jobs to choose from within education, and a deep need for excellent people. This guide to the (not always simple) landscape of education careers should help you navigate the field and find the place where you fit best.
"In discussions about contemplative pedagogy a great deal of attention has been devoted to practical applications of mindfulness in the classroom (what we might call “mindfulness-based pedagogy”). The tendency in this approach is to view mindfulness as a type of technology that can be used to enhance the quality and effectiveness of the teaching and learning experience.
"While there are many wonderful benefits of this approach, it generally abstracts mindfulness from its historical roots as a practice aimed at moral and spiritual development. The purpose of this presentation is to recover the value of traditional meditation practice as a means of cultivating the capacities or virtues characteristic of the mindful teacher."
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Getting a job is difficult, but it’s a well known fact that social media can make it an easier task.
Here is the ultimate guide to using social for getting a job, by CIPHR.
Takeaways:93% of recruiters will search for social media profiles during the interview process.When using Instagram, make sure you profile is professional, generate high quality content and network.On Facebook – clean up your profile, connect and network
There's been an explosion of collaborative consumption -- web-powered sharing of cars, apartments, skills. Rachel Botsman explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls "reputation capital."
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Learn how social media is changing pre-hiring practices as well as employee monitoring.
Explore strategies and guidelines to develop and protect your digital reputation as an educator, trainer, or instructional designer, while still enjoying the benefits of popular social media tools such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+.
Job hunters should be thinking as much about their online persona as their interview attire. Here’s how to avoid being an online outcast.
If you are looking for a job, you need to be aware of your digital footprint – the information connected with your name online. Companies and recruiters routinely check search engine results to learn more about potential employees.