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10 Smart Enterprise Uses For Twitter

From recruiting to keeping an eye on the competition, Twitter can help your company do certain jobs much better. Check out these 10 tips.
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Twitter is increasingly a part of enterprise HR departments and how they attract and hire qualified job candidates. Huge concerns such as Merck, GE, Verizon, and others advertise openings and other hired-related news via Twitter. One upside: Those Pew findings that indicate the typical Twitter user has a high level of education. Another: Though by no means a be-all, end-all detail, engaging with the labor market via Twitter could increase the likelihood of finding forward-thinking, technology-driven candidates. This could be particularly important for certain job functions such as management, marketing, and sales. Lastly, while Twitter might not completely replace other recruiting channels, it's a low-cost venue: Unlike with paid listings, the only expense is employee time.

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10/14/2011 | 2:55:05 AM
re: 10 Smart Enterprise Uses For Twitter
Good recommendations here. The only thing I would say is I'm not sure how much Twitter could be used to communicate internally. I don't see that being a big communication mechanism for getting messages to employees.
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