Tag Archives: Linked in

Making social media work for us

One of the things that social media does, is blur the line between work and play. The distinction is one that employers , regulators and brands attempt to manage, often with arcane rules that make them a laughing stock to their … Continue reading

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Why I will accept your Linked In invitation!

  I came across this article on Linked In from a guy called Michael O’Donnell. It had the title “why I won’t accept your linked in invitation” which is odd, because the guy clearly will accept most people who reach … Continue reading

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The trusted word

This is the model for what we are doing with Pension PlayPen, an attempt to harness the energy and credibility of a linked in group, the probity of an actuarial practice and the needs of advisers, employers and regulators to see through a great endeavour, the wholesale adoption of funded workplace pensions into our business culture.
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Do linkedin endorsements do your head in?

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A case study in the best (and worst) of Linkedin.

Linked in attracts the best and worst of human behaviours- here are both!!! Continue reading

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I am actively looking for partners who can help me maximise the value of my networks and would greatly appreciate any assistance from readers of this blog on steps I can take to achieve my goals.
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The Ilford ruling-who won?

The Ilford ruling will require trustees to concentrate on sound investment strategies and stop the practice of securing tip-top pensions at the expense of Joe the tax-payer. It will require companies to pay more attention to the risk management of their pensions rather than relying on a Government lifeboat.

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Social media and the corporate dilemma

As corporates catch up with the activities of their staff, there will be pain and frustration on both sides. Toys will be thrown..there will be blood! You need to be aware of the corporate dilemma and help manage the process of employer buy-in if you are not to become a casualty.
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Linked in- a powerful force for good (or bad)

Linked-in is only a platform and a portal. As a platform it connects disparate people and can be a powerful means to enable good decision making. As a portal it offers opportunities for its users to find information, compare experiences and most importantly create face to face relationships , the nuances of which Linked-in can never capture. It is a means to an end but not an end in itself.

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