This month, Paul wrote about social media in honor of the re-launch of he ASQ Communities. I have to be honest – I limit my social networking for work to LinkedIn for the most part. So while I’ve accepted the requests in the community and I’ve set up my profile, 99% of my effort is really on the LinkedIn side. I’ve received Facebook requests from some of the people I’ve met through ASQ, but I only accept requests there from folks I consider to be friends, and delete the rest – my Facebook activity is about my family and my hobbies, not about networking. LinkedIn keeps me busy enough, as I moderate three groups including ASQ Women Network, and most of the time, if I need an answer to something, I look up e-mail addresses on LinkedIn and then go direct to the person I want to connect with.
How do you use social media as a quality professional?