This article was originally published in Newsline, a publication of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute. Nearly every IRO I speak to is dissatisfied with his or her website. Usually I innocently ask: “How is your website working for you?”. That’s when the eye rolling and sighing starts. Whether due to death by committee, an unskilled [...]
CALGARY, AB, Nov. 28, 2011/ Troy Media – Everyone knows social media is free. To sign up, that is. But, as the saying goes, there is no free lunch. If you expect to get something from social media in exchange for little or nothing, you should expect to fail. Facebook is littered with such failures. [...]
CALGARY, AB, July 29, 2011/ Troy Media/ – If you’re looking for a job with a traditional resume and cover letter, I have bad news; you may be ruled out on the basis of your “old fashioned” application alone. Similarly, if you’re a recruiter using traditional means like print career ads or web-based job boards, [...]
It was a privilege to present to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce HR committee recently. Thanks to Alejandro García and Micheal Dyer for the opportunity! As promised here are the materials presented, with additional resources below: Calgary Chamber of Commerce HR Committee presentation Social media tools good for HR Social media across the enterprise And [...]
This article is a reprint, originally published in the Human Resources Association of Calgary newsletter. Social media tools good for HR View more documents from Doug Lacombe.
This is a reprint of an article originally published in the Valiant Trust newsletter. Social media across the enterprise View more documents from Doug Lacombe.
The good folks at Valiant Trust recently asked me to write an overview of how social media impacts an entire business. Not just PR or IR, but right across the enterprise. Here’s an excerpt and a link to the full newsletter article: Planning for the whole business There’s a lot of buzz about social media [...]