How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: We are seeing more and more nonprofits use LinkedIn for organizational goals – from its powerful board recruitment tool to setting up company pages (see Ten Must Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn ). Has your nonprofit set up a company page on LinkedIn?

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Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. To assume that everyone is connected, has a Facebook profile and uses LinkedIn is flawed.

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SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

Enter SharePoint 2010, due to release in Q2 of 2010. SharePoint 2010 has better 2.0 In essence, Microsoft is missing out on a humongous opportunity by not having an out-of-the-box integrated LMS as part of SharePoint 2010.

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

I used to never see my ex-colleagues again as a rule, but now they still stay in my LinkedIn network, my Twitter network, everywhere. D 27 July 2010 00:34 rickladd.com said. 27 July 2010 00:50 Martijn Linssen said. 27 July 2010 14:58 Luis Suarez said.

2010 Thanks and Spanks via Dan Pontefract

Dan Pontefract

This entry is entitled “2010 Thanks and Spanks”. It is dedicated to those external people, outside of where I work in no particular order, and over the course of 2010 that have directly helped me in my efforts, my learning, my network, my leadership or whom have demonstrated the three legs of the new cultural stool. Great chats in 2010, looking for more in 2011. Thanks for various speaking opportunities in 2010. For the “Vanguard Award” in 2010 that I won.

Is HR Relevant and Does it Matter? | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

by Kevin Wheeler on January 27, 2010 The Way It Is Since at least 1996 when Dave Ulrich published his well-known book, Human Resource Champions , on the state and future of human resources there has been a constant conversation on how HR can become relevant to business leaders. Bookmarks Tagged as: HR , human resources , relevance , Talent management { 2 comments… read them below or add one } Saleem Qureshi February 14, 2010 at 10:56 pm excellent point raised.HR

21st Century L&D Skills

Charles Jennings

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”.

Curing High School

Doc Searls

That’s based on my digital footprint on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and my blogging activities. What I write on this blog, what I tweet, what I share through LinkedIn and Facebook, is not for an “audience.&#

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen The Gurteen Knowledge Group on LinkedIn is now the central discussion forum for the Gurteen Knowledge Community. Over the passt month, it has grown by over 100 people to 1,308 members. It's a great place to post questions and slowly more discussion and interaction is taking place on the forum. If you would like to join then you can register here

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen The Gurteen Knowledge Group on LinkedIn is the central discussion forum for the Gurteen Knowledge Community. There are now just over 1,200 members. If you would like to join then you can register here. Please take the time to register and join the conversations and help turn what is still really just a network into a community

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin goes OPEN

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen I have made the Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on LinkedIn an open group. To my mind, LinkedIn have done an extremely poor design job here. . You can join LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/reg/join. The major advantage of this is that discussions are now indexed by search engines and anyone on the web can read the discussions. It is also now possible to Tweet interesting discussions.

Blog Post: Update: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen I talked about the Gurteen Knowledge Group on LinkedIn recently and how I was making it the central discussion forum for the Gurteen Knowledge Community. And if you would like to connect with me personally on LinkedIn please do so Since then, over 120 people have registered and we are now up to 1,120 members or thereabouts. A few new discussions have started also. If you are not a member, you can find more information here and register.

My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story

Dan Pontefract

A couple of years ago I sent a LinkedIn request to Jon Husband, architect of Wirearchy. Somewhat surprisingly, Jon denied the LinkedIn request stating he didn’t know me.

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin

David Gurteen

I have moved its activity over to the Gurteen Knowledge Community group on Linkedin. If you are not familiar with LinkedIn or not a member, could I encourage you to take a look. Also, please do connect with me, out of the 17,000 members of my community who receive my knowledge letter about only about 2,500 of you are connected to me personally and only about 1,000 are members of the LinkedIn Community group

Work is learning, learning work

Harold Jarche

Whether it’s blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, or private communities that we build ourselves, the common thread is that by focusing on learning we build and retain buyers’ interest.

Web 3.0: It Should Be About Transferrable Identity

Dan Pontefract

I have to, sadly, provide my details into various Ning sites, iTunes/Ping, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, MSN, YouTube, Air Canada, British Airways, and just about every other Web 2.0 A well-established research firm recently asked for my thoughts on Web 3.0.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

Most people are familiar with social networking tools such as MySpace, Facebook or LinkedIn.

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Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2010). 2010). LinkedIn endorsements turn you into the product. 2010). LinkedIn’s Endorsements Have Become Meaningless. Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère. There are many non-research articles cites, with a particular preference toward foundations, consultants, a few blogs and news and magazine articles.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

July 21st, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment Last week, I had the good fortune to speak with George Siemens for an upcoming Xyleme Voices podcast. Dawn July 23rd, 2010 at 02:26 | #2 Reply | Quote Thanks Dan! Harold Jarche July 23rd, 2010 at 07:38 | #3 Reply | Quote Good overview, Dawn.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

Dawn November 22nd, 2010 at 15:03 | #2 Reply | Quote Jade, thanks for the excellent comment and I’m happy that you enjoyed the event. Steve LeBlanc November 22nd, 2010 at 18:37 | #3 Reply | Quote Dawn, You have done something remarkable here. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Learning Analytics

George Siemens

Facebook/linkedin/TEL Europe group info supporting the conference can be found here. Have I mentioned we’re hosting a conference in beautiful Banff on Learning Analytics in February 2011? The call for papers has been posted. We’re trying to bring together the technical and the social/pedagogical aspects of learning analytics. All technical makes Jack boring. All social makes Jack frustrated because he is unable to take advantage of technology affordances.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Brandon on 05 Jan 2010 at 12:58 pm Nancy, this report/material is fantastic. Meri Walker on 10 Feb 2010 at 2:48 pm Nancy, I just discovered that you’ve posted your original materials here online and I’m delighted!! And hope to see you some time in person in 2010!

I'm becoming self-employed

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Sunday, 23 May 2010 Im becoming self-employed After finishing University with my Masters of Art degree in the pocket, I wandered around for a few months before joining Capgemini. 28 May 2010 20:15 Martijn Linssen said. Business or Pleasure? -

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Friday, 16 July 2010 Social (hiccup) CRM tools In the past few days there has been quite some fuss about Social CRM, to which my post did contribute a bit I guess. I just got very (un)lucky 16 July 2010 14:59 Marcel van Brugge said.

The Daily Tweets

Jay Cross

Linkedin /internettime. I did not want to like paper.il, the new, personal Twitter aggregater. Just more clutter, I thought to myself. Nonetheless, it is so easy to set up, I filled in the blank with my Twitter list of Internet Time Alliance colleagues. Voila. Our Daily Tweet-news.

Sourcing Persephone

Doc Searls

Nor do I have a sense of how long anything will (or should) last inside Facebook, Linkedin or any other commercial walled garden. Here’s her Linkedin. We are what we do. We are more than that, of course, but it helps to have answers to the questions “What do you do?&#

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

In terms of finding people with experience on this, my first suggestion was using LinkedIn and particularly looking through LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , LinkedIn for Finding Expertise , and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. at Booz Allen: The Series - Portals and KM , January 20, 2010 More Resources on Discussion Forums, Communities: Forums vs. Social Networks?

The Future of Workplace Communications - Live notes from Future Forum webcast

Ross Dawson

We use Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to recruit. I am at The Future of Workplace Communications webcast, which is an hour-long discussion broadcast as live video as part of Viocorp's Future Forum series. Archived event available soon). The four panellists are Oscar Trimboli, head of the Information Workers group at Microsoft, Nicky Wakefield who runs the Human Capital practice of Deloitte Australia, Phil Cronin, General Manager of Intel Australia, and myself.

Finding the time for networked learning

Harold Jarche

For example, the largest stated benefit of organizations using social media is increasing speed of access to knowledge ( McKinsey 2010 ). Social networks like Twitter or LinkedIn let you find the right people faster.

Blog Post: Facebook Profiles, Pages and Groups explained

David Gurteen

But the prime on-line location for the community is the Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on LinkedIn. By David Gurteen I don't know about you but I have always been confused by the different types of Facebook entities: Profiles, Pages and Groups. Here is a brief description of each entity and how I am using them. A Facebook Profile is meant for individuals. This is what most people use. You can see my profile here: David Gurteen's Facebook Profile.

Blog Post: Women in Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Its great to see a Linkedin KM discussion group Women in KM set up only for women! And by four of my favorite KM women at that - well done Karen, Nerida, Diana and Jeanne :-). As they explain in the Group description, they have set it up to see if it would be beneficial for women who are in a field that is often male-dominated. And that it is a chance for women to explore, network, share ideas about KM among other women.

How Not to Seek Input

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A while ago I signed up on the New Brunswick Information Technology Council LinkedIn group because I have a fairly obvious interest in the subject. Normally, I would post such comments to this blog as well as to the forum, but my comments were pretty negative, so I decided to send them to the LinkedIn forum alone, keeping a copy for my own records (I have learned to always do this). I will continue to support the NBITC and will continue to comment on the LinkedIn discussion list.

Harold Jarche » Interdependent Learning

Harold Jarche

Filed under: Informal Learning , InternetTime , Learning « Social snake oil Diffusion of social learning » 4 Responses to “Interdependent Learning&# It’s Much Easier To Do It Naturally | State of Mind Coaching & Training , on March 4th, 2010 at 8:35 Said: [.]

Making connections

Harold Jarche

Tweet I haven’t attended a large face-to-face conference in the learning field for over a year, so DevLearn 2010 was a new experience after so much professional time mostly online. LinkedIn is an online version of the old Rolodex.

Networked: Harvard Magazine

George Siemens

With Facebook, LinkedIn and other social network services, for example, we directly experience networks in how we connect to others, share information, and get answers to questions. The last decade has seen an explosion in interest in networks. Some fields – such as sociology – have been grappling with network phenomenon for decades. Others, like mathematics, have been grappling with network attributes for centuries.

Social Media for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

Last week I had a presentation around using Social Media and Web 2.0 tools to improve your performance as a knowledge worker. One of the questions that always comes up is: How do I find more information to help me get started? The answer is that this information is a bit hard to come by. There’s a lot out there, but it’s often hard to find information that helps you get start. This was a major reason that I started down the path with Work Literacy.

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Interactive Writer for Teen Audience

Tony Karrer

In the past, I’ve always been successful finding good interactive writers because I can use techniques as described in LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and the rest of my LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers. Most of my experience has been in adult learning and performance. Recently I’ve been working with a startup that provides content and tools to teens and is sold through high schools.

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 7

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

LinkedIn, for example - we thionk of it that way. But it has a failed expertise system, 'LinkedIn Answers'. Chris Wanstrath, Github Collaborative Softwrae Development in teh 21st century We do collaborative software development. This is the way software is usually developed. But a lot of the methods were developed in the 1990s. Linus Torvalds. Linux. Which is everywhere now. Firefox, another really successful open source project.

Twitter and the law of the few

Harold Jarche

Today, many people have an online website, Facebook or LinkedIn profile, but relatively few blog regularly.

What Makes a Social Network Valuable?

Kevin Wheeler

I have over 10 million first, second and third degree connections in LinkedIn and I get almost no value from that network, per se. Six Talent Trends for 2010 T-Shaped People & Collaboration Is HR Relevant and Does it Matter? Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World What Makes a Social Network Valuable?