Connect 101

Be the first person to like this.
It’s hard not to notice these days that we’re living through one of the biggest employment shifts of our lifetimes. It feels like everyone is changing jobs, retiring, relocating, or taking up new pursuits. In the wake of the pandemic and the changes it has brought to the nature of work itself, everyone is taking stock and reprioritizing—family, health and wellness, work-life balance, even pipe dreams, and bucket-list goals. The organizational psychologist and management professor Anthony Klotz called this movement “the Great Resignation” in a May 2021 Bloomberg Businessweek interview . I must confess that I’m about to be part of this movement: I’ve ...
0 comments

Connect Through Knowledge

1 person likes this.
#ProTip: Connect Through Knowledge You have created some great discussions and shared fantastic resources on Connect; thank you! YOU are helping shape this online community and creating a knowledge base for all everyone to build upon for years to come. Our #ProTip this week highlights some key features that can help you find what you’re looking for. The Search Bar The search bar lives at the right-hand side of the navigation bar, and is a great way to help find content, such as discussion threads or library resources on the Connect community. Looking for discussions about volunteering? It’s a popular topic in the Connect Through Volunteering ...
0 comments
4 people like this.
Ready to level up on Connect? The New Connector Challenge is ready and waiting for you! Complete these 3 task and we’ll reward you with something new and shiny for your profile. 1. Update your Profile Is this really what you look like? Didn’t think so! Making meaningful connections is one of the best parts of Connect. Your community profile is the perfect place to let people know who you are and what brings you here. If you’re looking for some tips and inspiration, check out the Ace Your Profile blog. 2. Make your first post : Introduce yourself , ask a question, or share a resource in one of your Connect communities. ...
0 comments
Be the first person to like this.
Let’s discuss DISCUSSIONS. You may have noticed each community has both discussions and libraries. Both of these features help participants share information and receive feedback. As a community manager, I spend a lot of time creating and reviewing community content. Along the way, I’ve learned a few tricks that I thought might be helpful to our new (and more seasoned) community Connectors. Discussions are best for asking questions or sharing information, experiences, or ideas that you would like to get community feedback about. You can either reply to existing discussion threads with useful and relevant information or start your own! New discussion ...
0 comments

Ace Your Profile

1 person likes this.
You know what? You're pretty great! (yes, you). Connect is built for people to get to know each other, and your profile is a great way to get those conversations started. How do you ace your profile? Tell us about yourself! Things you definitely want to include: Picture (because you're much better looking than the grey avatar we've selected as your back up) Bio (so we know what you like to do! For an extra challenge : don't settle for hum-drum .) Pronouns (so we know how to best address you) Location/city (so you can share Want to easily build your networks and search the directory for connections? Include your areas of expertise ...
0 comments
4 people like this.
Weekly #protip: there's an easier way to view the threads within a particular discussion. Check it out in this short video: #connect101
1 comment