I LOVE the idea of this Rosemary ... but I really can't see it taking off in the UK? I know that sounds a bit negative ... but I just don't think we are brave enough to try it!! Interesting that you mention Best Busy ... I recall a story about them a while ago where they were recruiting, and one of the criteria was that the applicant had to have 250 followers on Twitter. I'd love to read your opinion on that
LOL thanks Rexi! You guys already have some mandates about paid leave time anyway, right? I hadn't heard about Best Buy's recruiting concept regarding Twitter. Sounds like something that might have been a good idea to help evaluate whether the candidate is "social" or not, but that's kind of a random metric to pluck out of thin air. With all of the auto-followers and schemes out there, number of Twitter followers is too easy to game. If I wanted to hire "socially engaged" employees (and I...
Blimey I'd best go and sign up with Twitter etc. I am sooo bad at this social media malarky! I do have a FB account ... but I only have three friends!! Not because no one likes me, but because I only set it up to keep up with two friends who live abroad (the other one lives round the corner). I reject all the friend requests that I receive
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