Michael Specht

A blog from Australia looking at technology, management, Human Resources (HR) and recruitment.

Entries Tagged as 'Social Networks'

Reputation in the workplace

February 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Enterprise 2.0, HR Management, Management, Social Networks ·

After reading a post about collaboration and recruiting from Jobscience I went to watch the TEDGlobal Video of Rachel Botsman who explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls “reputation capital”. To me what Rachel is talking about is really the same as Whuffie, a term […]

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MySpace is Back and Different

January 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Social Networks, Technology ·

Yes you read that right. MySpace is back, new, improved and very different. Mashable have a very good round up of the new MySpace service with the opening paragraph summing up how I felt after using the service for the first hour: The new MySpace is pretty. It incorporates many of the trends in modern […]

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ATC Social Media Presentation

December 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Branding, Communication, Engagement, Recruitment, Social Networks ·

Here is my presentation from the ATC Social Media event. My main messages that I hope people took away were: Using social media for marketing is ok, but engagement and community is better Engagement and community is harder than just a Twitter account or Facebook Social Media is not easy, nor is it free True […]

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What is next…

October 18th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Future, New Media, Social Networks ·

I have been pondering the future. What is next? Do you know? If so please do tell. A number of years ago I pondered what was next from blogging and podcasting, neither of these forms have really survived in the way the were circa 2005/2006. Let alone what happened to MySpace, Friendster, Orkut… Let’s look […]

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Who owns your brand in the social media world?

February 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Recruitment, Social Networks, Technology ·

Tomorrow morning I am doing a presentation for MyCareer and some of their clients looking at the wonderful topic of: Who owns your brand in a social media world An interesting topic some might think more interesting have a job board promote social media, more on that later. While I have a large amount of […]

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