Yesterday, I attended and live tweeted a webinar, Train a Social Workforce: How AT&T Trained Thousands of Employee Advocates. #EngageU was the hashtag suggested to aggregate tweets. SocialChorus, an enterprise employee advocacy and engagement platform, hosted the webinar with Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Nicole Alvino moderated. The guest speaker was Nolan Carleton, lead consultant of programs execution at AT&T, a SocialChorus client.
Centered on the benefits of empowering employees to become social storytellers, the webinar offered an image of leadership and workforce coordinating messaging to allow employees to engage with their network and feel comfortable openly discussing life at AT&T. When organizations urge employees participation in social media conversations within their social circles, trust and openness become associated with the organization’s brand and culture. This is advertising you cannot buy. It comes from those who have seen the Wizard behind the curtain. but still feel positively about the organization. This is an organization people can trust and want to work with and for. Continue reading