HireFriday: a Twitter Trend you just might be able to live with

By guest contributor Karen Masullo

HireFriday, Twitter, Margo Rose and Chris BroganFirst, if you just said “what does Twitter have to due with anything…” we need to talk.  Seriously.

For the rest of you, Twitter is fast becoming a versatile, virtual job fair tool, by means of one woman, Margo Rose, and the Twitter hashtag #HireFriday.

It started with a lonely Tweet. That’s how Margo Rose describes it.

I saw the message. It went by quickly – I noticed it. It was in my stream because I follow Chris Brogan, and I pay attention to what Chris Brogan is checking out.

It also got my attention because of frickin’ #FollowFriday.

See, on Twitter, #FollowFriday (aka #FF), was, and is, a pain in the butt.  I suppose it has its roots in a well-meaning epiphany-message gone horribly viral, just as I suppose there’s an #Everybodyhugatnoon out there that never caught on. Just because we can, doesn’t mean we should people. (Continued here…)


About facet
FACET is a human resources consulting firm specializing in the four phases of the Talent Management Cycle: Attract, Retain, Develop, and Transition. The Group's practice specifically addresses facilitation of smooth career/life transitions for individuals leaving organizations as well as career management, leadership training and coaching for employees whose assignments within organizations are impacted by change or other organizational needs. By application of several directions of pursuit, the corporation accomplishes a single goal: maximum utilization of human resource potential and productivity through efficient hiring, training and career development. The Facet Group was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana. As an ARBORA GLOBAL PARTNER, The Facet Group shares a parallel philosophy of the highest quality and standards with other owner invested firms. Through this network, we provide services worldwide. To address organizational needs outlined by its clients, The Facet Group offers a comprehensive package of workplace consulting services, focusing on providing high quality, creative programs which favorably impact the bottom line.

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