Social Media Bootcamp for Hawaii HR Professionals

Social Media “Boot Camp” for Hawaii Human Resources, Recruiting & Staffing professionals

Friday, February 10, 2012 – 11:30am to 5:00pm
Lunch & Learn at Amuse Wine Bar Cupola Theater in the Honolulu Design Center

Learn how new trends at the intersection of human resources & social media are changing everything related to employment, recruiting and staffing. In this hands-on, highly participative workshop, you’ll learn the basics of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for business networking, employee referrals, workforce development & promoting job postings.

Come & network with forward-thinking Human Resources, recruiting & staffing industry professionals, enjoy a delicious hot lunch, and learn from local social media experts.

Designed specifically for beginners, this friendly “what and why” workshop will take the fear out of social media and show you how easy it is to:
* Build your business network using social media
* Promote your employment brand & job openings to a targeted audience
* Effectively use social media both personally and professionally

In a lively, interactive game led by Tara Coomans, Social Media Hawaii Chapter president and Head Brainstormer at Akamai Marketing, you’ll learn how to develop a social media strategy to meet goals & initiatives, determine which social media platforms are useful for specific tasks, and how to tie them together for a targeted campaign.

Learn simple steps on how to get started using social media tools. In an informal panel discussion facilitated by the Social Media Club leaders, local business people will share stories, resources and ideas. You’ll get diverse perspectives on what works from Beth Busch, Connye Harper, Mary Despe, Quincy Solano, Derek Gabriel and YOU. Got a story to share? Or just bring your questions!

PLUS: LinkedIn Essentials
Learn how to get started on LinkedIn, write your profile and join online networking groups to attract clients and make new business connections. Have the confidence to become a super user of LinkedIn in a LIVE WEBCAST presented virtually by Margo Rose aka @HRMargo of the Social Media Club Nashville Chapter.

Cost $25 + $1.62 registration fee
Includes buffet lunch and free parking
RSVP by February 6

Follow this event on Twitter #SoMeHi.

CAN’T MAKE IT? Human resources, recruiting and staffing practitioners on neighbor islands and the mainland who cannot come to the half-day workshop in Honolulu are invited to attend the 60-minute LinkedIn Essentials webinar. Contact [email protected] for details and webinar-only registration.

smart search logoThis program is co-sponsored by SmartSearch applicant tracking software and Harper Strategies human resources consulting. We also invite you to check out Social Media Club Hawaii Chapter program on Social Media Policies Feb 21.

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