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#themeet140 Brighton round-up

17 January 2011
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Next tweetup: Thursday, March 10th, 2011 – RSVP now! Last Thursday, 13th January 2010, saw the first #themeet140 by the sea in Brighton. Myself and Steve Ward (@cloudninerec), my partner in crime co-organiser, were both really excited about the event. There’d been a great buzz in the build up to the event, with a brilliant […]

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#themeet140 comes to the seaside

12 January 2011
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When Steve Ward (@cloudninerec) contacted me a couple of months ago about jointly organising #themeet140 by the sea in Brighton, I jumped at the chance. #themeet140 is one of those tweetups you just don’t want to miss as it seems to attract a very diverse mix of the loveliest, coolest and friendliest of twits. It’s […]

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Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series – interview with Arie Ball, VP Talent Acquisition, Sodexo

16 December 2010
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Here’s the third of the interviews in my “Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series“. Arie Ball (@Arie_Ball) is VP, Talent Acquisition, Sodexo. In this interview, Arie talks about how Sodexo is creating a unique, online presence via social media that shows the many faces of Sodexo – the company, employees, value, culture and opportunities. […]

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Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series – interview with Keith Potts, CEO and Co-Founder of Jobsite.com

29 November 2010
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Here’s the second of the interviews in my “Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series“. Keith Potts (@keithpotts) is CEO and Co-Founder of Jobsite.com. In this interview, he talks about how Jobsite has embraced social media both externally and internally. He gives some great tips and advice to those thinking of embarking on their own […]

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Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series – interview with Stephen Beynon, MD Consumer & Small Business, eircom and Meteor

10 November 2010
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Here’s the first of the interviews in my “Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series“. Stephen Beynon (@stephenbeynon) is MD of Consumer and Small Business at eircom and Meteor in Ireland. In this interview, he talks about the benefits he’s experienced from becoming more social. Just click on the play button to listen to the […]

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#truNORA cloud, boos and pics

5 November 2010
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Yesterday, I participated in my first TRU event – the #truNORA unconference in London, (un)organised by Mr TRU himself, Bill Boorman. It’s the 2nd unconference I’ve attended in the past couple of weeks (the first being #CHRU). It hasn’t taken much for me to realise that unconferences are a fantastic way to share, collaborate, network, […]

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#truNORA interviews

2 November 2010
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On Thursday (4th November 2010), I’ll be participating in the #truNORA unconference in London. #truNora is the 6th in a series of unconferences organised by #tru (The Recruiting Unconference.) In the words of Bill Boorman, tru’s main man… An unconference is an event that has no fixed structure and only two rules, no power point and […]

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Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series

27 October 2010
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I’ve spoken a lot recently about anti-social companies who ban social media in the workplace (see my post Hand out the ASBOs) – sadly, there are still far too many simply not seeing the benefits and there’s a great deal of short-sightedness in their rationale for blanket bans. There are many reasons (or should I […]

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