Obviously, I’m a fan of social media and online engagement whether you are building relationships or establishing a presence with employees, candidates, or potential customers and clients. It’s no longer enough to tweet or post a blog. One must use careful strategy, tools, and experience to reach the right people at the right place and at the right time.
Hashtags are a great way to increase your reach by self-selecting keywords or filing them like a self-managed Dewey Decimal System. To learn more about what exactly Twitter hashtags are, click here. This is why I wanted to share with you today the top 25 Twitter hashtags in HR and Human Resources as determined by SocialEars. The order in which the Twitter hashtags list is displayed is by popularity among industry influencers and is based on tweets within the last 30 days as of February 3, 2012.
The Top 10 List of Twitter Hashtags for HR
This group combined for a total of 24,957 mentions on Twitter. Keep in mind that there are a billion tweets sent every 4 days on the microblogging site Twitter.com.
Twitter Hashtags List for Human Resources 11-25
Hashtags on Twitter 11-25 account for nearly 6,300 mentions via Twitter. When combined, that is nearly 33,000 tweets. My friends, that is a lot of tweeting. Not all of these hash tags are HR specific. For example, #CES for a technology and electronics show held every year in January while #USGuys is a marketing community on Twitter. Many of us mix between the two worlds as HR and recruiting have many similarities to marketing and PR.
And there you have it. . . the top 25 hashtags on Twitter for HR and Recruiting as reported by HR Marketer’s new social tool, SocialEars. Do you have a favorite hash tag? Please feel free to share.