Social media is now mainstream and integral to business success. Leaders, managers, and employees from forward-looking B2B organizations who have experienced their Social Moment will evidence success through the following actions.
LinkedIn has made a major change to the way that many secondary schools are classified on the platform.
In the past, high schools were treated as companies which meant that only employees were able to associate themselves with the institution. With the new update however, many secondary schools are now classified as schools. This means that when you link your profile to your alma mater, you will be included in its alumni section.
If you are a high school student who is at least 16 years old you need a LinkedIn profile.
Whether you are college or career bound, LinkedIn allows you to create valuable connections with decision makers who can help you achieve your goals.
Additionally, LinkedIn can help you accomplish the following:
Employing a social media curriculum in schools provides today’s CTE students with a professional differentiator. By learning social media communication best practices and digital citizenship norms now, students will be able to set themselves apart from their competition later, whether they are career or college bound.
Most of todays employees have LinkedIn, Twitter, and/or Facebook profiles which link to their current employer. As such, the posts and comments that the employees make reflect directly back onto the corporate brand. Organizations must realize that they no longer have full control of their brand voice and should take a vested interest in the development of their employees’ social identities and social judgment.
The socially savvy public administrator is the most effective voice in shaping the perception surrounding their organization. Whether focused on internal audiences like executives and employees or external audiences such as customers, partners, shareholders and the general public, the social public administrator is the most effective communicator of the organizational narrative.
EQengineered has had its Social Moment; and the reach, engagement and influence of its employees is crucial to the future success of the organization.