Discovering Social Workshops Help Beginners Use Social Media

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Attendees receive training and hands-on experience in an interactive environment

Acacia HR Solutions in partnership with Social Buzz Concepts will be launching Discovering Social Workshops aimed at helping social media beginners understand and utilize the tools in their daily lives.

In this interactive day and a half workshop, participants will learn about various social media platforms broken up into three main sessions. These sessions will cover the most popular sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and Google+. Their learning will include key components of each platform, how to build a profile and how to interact with others. At the end of each session, attendees will get hands on experience using each site. Coaches will be present to help individuals who may need one-on- one assistance.

These workshops will be held at various times throughout the year and will focus on different target audiences each time. A workshop will be held September 25-26, 2012 at DeVry University in Downers Grove, IL. This workshop will focus on job seekers and how they can use social media in their job search.

In addition to learning about and getting hands-on experience using the tools, job seekers will also have the opportunity to have their resumes reviewed by industry experts. A professional photographer will be on hand for any attendee needing a headshot to use in their online profiles.

"Social media has changed the way we connect and interact with recruiters and companies. It is an essential component of any job search strategy," says Susan Avello, Principle at Social Buzz Concepts.

Individuals who are interested in attending can visit http://www.discoveringsocial.com for more details and to register for the event. Early bird registration ends September 7, 2012. Discounted rates for DeVry students are also available.

Acacia HR Solutions is a Human Resource Consulting and Recruiting firm based in Chicago, IL. Offering human resources solutions for small to medium sized businesses ranging from recruitment to outplacement. For more information visit http://www.acaciahrsolutions.com, or contact Sabrina at 847.893.9756 or sabrina(at)acaciahrsolutions(dot)com.

Social Buzz Concepts is a Social Media Marketing firm in the suburbs of Chicago. SBC specializes in hands on Training for Individuals, Executives and HR for small to large Corporate Entities, creation and design of custom pages, and management of social media platforms. Expertise includes Branding, Online Community and Relationship building. For more information go to http://www.socialbuzzconcepts.com or contact Susan Avello at 224.678.1008 or susan(at)socialbuzzconcepts(dot)com.

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