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Posted February 29, 2012 by

10 Rules For Social Media from the Army Reserve’s Chief of Social Media

LTC Andrew Morton, Army ReserveBy LTC Andrew Morton, Chief of Social Media / Web, U.S. Army Reserve

  1. Develop a “Plan on a Page”– Before you sign up for Facebook , twitter, LinkedIn or any platform you must evaluate who your audience is (internal and external), what your organization’s key communications goals are, and what’s your desired “end state”. Having a Facebook page is not a social media strategy it’s a reactionary effort to “keep up with the Jones.” Communications plans are a key part of any corporation’s strategy and social media is not immune to this step.
  2. Integrate with all other mediums– Don’t “Work in a vacuum”- Continually ask how you can integrate with the other mediums (your media team, outreach/ events team, executive communications, etc). If your senior executive is doing a media interview he should be plugging your social media sites, and if the chief of corporate policy is sending out an internal communications directive she should be “asking for feedback” via your internal social media channels. Never miss an opportunity to plug and promote your sites through all your organization’s media executions and outlets! (more…)
Posted August 28, 2006 by

How Does the Army Work?

Any Way You Serve: You’re A Soldier.

As a Soldier in the U.S. Army, you have several options when you decide to join. No matter which options you choose, you’re showing your commitment to your country and yourself, and you’ll be an important part of the world’s most powerful Army.

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