Social Media is Worth Your Time

Encouraging social media in the workplace

Social Media Projects

Get employees on board with social media as a corporate tool by assigning social media projects. Start a discussion on Facebook with the marketing team about the new website and join the fun!

Allen, M., Naughton, J., & Ellis, R. (2011). Social Learning. T+D, 65(8), 50-55.

Be the Cool Boss

No one wants a micro-Manager. Fan the flame of your employee's excitement, no hovering allowed!

Allen, M., Naughton, J., & Ellis, R. (2011). Social Learning. T+D, 65(8), 50-55.

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What happens after 5 o'clock...doesn't have to stay after 5 o'clock

Social Media allows discussion or projects to flow easily after the work day ends.

Allen, M., Naughton, J., & Ellis, R. (2011). Social Learning. T+D, 65(8), 50-55.

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Instructors and Employee Relationships

Build a sense of community in an informal setting using social media.

Allen, M., Naughton, J., & Ellis, R. (2011). Social Learning. T+D, 65(8), 50-55.

Break Barriers

Partner with other departments in the company to encourage work related social media usage.

Allen, M., Naughton, J., & Ellis, R. (2011). Social Learning. T+D, 65(8), 50-55.