” Twitter is my personal Learning management system“. This is a small attempt to share some of the best HR TweetChats of 2014. Twitter has been an amazing learning tool. Was fortunate to connect and learn from some amazing HR influencers via Twitter. There have been some amazing Tweetchats that did make 2014 an amazing learning year for me.
It’s time for the the 3rd Part of Best of HR TweetChats 2014. For those you might have missed on the first two parts, can catch up with it right here:
Part 1 : #HRtrends
Part 2 : #ihrchat
Following are some of the interesting TweetChats Topics that were covered on #CHRDX in 2014
Best of HR TweetChats!!! If you ask me, I would stick out my neck and say ” Twitter is my personal Learning management system“. This is a small attempt to share some of the best HR TweetChats of 2014. Twitter has been an amazing learning tool. Was fortunate to connect and learn from some amazing HR influencers via Twitter. There have been some amazing Tweetchats that did make 2014 an amazing learning year for me.
Hence via this blog would like will share a series of such HR TweetChats and some interesting topics that were covered. This series will also include the Storify of these TweetChats that were conducted. So that you don’t miss out on any of the learning’s and can go through all the discussions, views and comments on various HR topics.
So here we go:
PlugHR sets up & runs HR department for companies for a fixed subscription bringing in the best HR practices,across sectors in 7 Indian Cities. They have Twitter Chats which Occurs every Thursday at 4:00pm IST. Hosted by – Rakshita Dwivedi : @Raks_d
They had some interesting topics in the year 2014. Following is a list of those topics for your reference. Just click on the topic you like and you can go through some interesting conversations by HR professionals.
Before we move towards the list of amazing TweetChats across the Globe, let’s spend some time on some basic questions. Can you learn, share and connect in 140 characters? The answer is YES. Twitter has been at the forefront of proving an amazing platform to Learn, Share and Connect. Now your next question would be HOW? And for some it will be WHY? The following post is a small attempt to answer the HOW, WHAT, and WHY. So get ready for an amazing journey of 140 characters.
Gone are the days when people used to run away from Twitter (Some Still do run), But there has been a positive change and people are slowly moving towards Twitter. Especially as an HR professional one must explore Twitter. If you find value, do stay back, if you don’t, you are free to move out. But no point talking negatively about Twitter without joining it and exploring the right places.
So coming back to the topic – Can you learn, share and connect in 140 characters? TweetChats is the answer to all your questions. You might have heard a lot about TweetChats, might have participated in a few of those. Surely it’s an amazing platform that connects HR professionals and helps in engaging on to a particular topic. You can call it as your Personal LMS (Learning Management System). As an HR Professional you need to stay connected with the latest trends in the market, take note of best practices around the globe. This is where TweetChats helps you to achieve that.
Following is the Global list of HR related TweetChats that might interest you and help you to learn, share and connect in just 140 Characters.
#hrtrends – PlugHR sets up & runs HR department for companies for a fixed subscription bringing in the best HR practices,across sectors in 7 Indian Cities. They have Twitter Chats which Occurs every Thursday at 4:00pm IST. Hosted by – Rakshita Dwivedi : @Raks_d
#ihrchat – (Earlier know as #IndiaHRChat) is a monthly twitter chat aimed at creating conversation with/for the Indian HR community and those interested in the region. It occurs at 7 PM IST, 8.30 AM EST, and 1.30 PM GMT on the last Wednesday of every month. Hosted by @tanvi_gautam
#TChat – It occurs Every Wednesday 7-8 pm ET ie 4:30am IST. Tough for India based followers to attend it. But one can always check the hashtag and activities the next day. Hosted by @meghanmbiro and @kevinwgrossman
#LeadershipChat – As the name suggests, an amazing place to connect and learn from Leaders. Occurs Every Tue, 8pm (ET) ie 5:30am. Again Tough for India based followers to attend it. But one can always check the hashtag and activities the next day. Hosted by @swoodruff and @LisaPetrilli
#TalentNet – It is a Tweetchat & a radio talk show for recruiters and HR Professionals. Occurs Every Tue 7pm – 8pm ET. ie 4:30am IST. This chat is hosted by @Fishdogs, @TheOneCrystal, @mattcharney, and @mverver.
#HFChat – The whole idea of #HFChat is to make your job search easier. A great platform to connect with leaders in the career search industry. Occurs Every Friday at 12 pm ET, ie 9:30pm IST. Hosted by @HRMargo
#linkedinchat – All about LinkedIn. Share all your quires right here 🙂 Occurs Every Tue 8 – 9pm ET, ie 5:30am IST. Tough for India based followers to attend it. But one can always check the hashtag and activities the next day. Hosted by @LinkedInExpert & @martinehunter
#leadfromwithin – A TweetChat that covers topics such as: Teamwork, Communication, Character, Change management, Core Values, Vision, Conflict, Influence, and much more. It Occurs Every Tue at 8pm ET, ie 7:30pm IST. Here is the complete schedule of topics – http://www.lollydaskal.com/leadfromwithin/ .Hosted by @LollyDaskal
#BeTheOne – A monthly chat about inspiring people to make a difference through personal leadership that infuses integrity, dignity and character. Occurs every Month 9pm EST ie 6:30am IST. Hosted by @BridgetHaymond and @pdncoach
Hope you had a great time exploring these amazing HR related TweetChats. Happy Tweeting and Happy Learning.
Hey, how to get resumes from Twitter?
Twitter is very complicated!!!
Do we actually get resumes on Twitter?
All one needs to ask was, “Are you on Twitter?” The answer is -“No I am not on Twitter”
This is a typical problem that Recruiters / HR / Sourcers face and end up either not joining Twitter or end up not using Twitter.
In an ideal situation, Recruiters / HR / Sourcers must not Join Twitter (Just) to look for resumes. You might be surprised to here this statement. Well, there are many reasons to join Twitter other than looking for candidates. As they say you can’t learn swimming by reading a book, you need to get into the pool. Same is the case with Twitter. You need to be on Twitter to experience it. So, your next question is for what should we join Twitter for?
– Build your Brand (Individual / Company)
– Follow HR Leaders, Fellow Recruiters, CEO’s, Company’s Twitter Account
– Ask questions related to any technology, hiring process, new methods of hiring / you can also answers questions based on your experience.
– Dont just keep on posting jobs on Twitter, keep it going but at times its just too much.
We as recruiters are programmed to use social platforms such as a Job Portal. Twitter is not a Job Portal. Self Learning is a key, and one can only grow if one is willing to learn. . I’m not selling Twitter to Recruiters, but just trying to say that there is also a different side to Twitter. All you need to do is invest some quality time.
Looking forward to your views on this topic.