Following a post on March 25th where I showed the fantastic ingenuity used by people to get their CV in front of a prospective employer using QR codes and Google key words (click image to see previous post,)
I wanted to share another more recent, but equally ingenious strategy to land that big job, but using Twitter this time. Thanks to @MarcusATaylor for making me aware of it.(Check him out on Twitter – he’s very insightful.)
Click on the image to watch the short explanatory video of how this person landed the job:
What this demonstrates to me is the importance of having a solid understanding of social media functionality.
I’m not just talking about the big picture of social media strategic thinking (which is also vital), but rather the nuts and bolts understanding of how one’s actions in social media channels such as Facebook or Twitter, are impacted on others inside or outside their network.
When this knowledge of detailed social media functionality is combined with great creative ideas, the sky’s the limit ! That’s why 2011 is such an exciting time.