High networking with Google+
Google+ is rising as the next enterprise social network by providing a range of ways for coworkers to share information on clients, projects, and industry events. Google+ could become your preferred tool for communicating with your immediate team and slicing and dicing your network at large. Google+ lays out certain networking strategies for its enterprising members.
One of the first things to do is to create a circle composed entirely of coworkers. The forum lets the user to set preference of sharing information with an individual, a few individuals, a circle or the public. In this case, creating a circle helps in sharing a post relevant to everyone in the company. The user can also create circles for different departments or teams within the organization like sales, accounting or marketing.
Google+ is a great way to build relationships across the organization by allowing employees to show more of who they are on a personal level. Each Google+ account is associated with a Google profile which can be edited to contain name, brief bio, employment, education and places lived.
Share news and information with your coworkers
As a general tendency now, to avoid overloading the inboxes, social networking forums are preferred for sharing news and information with colleagues. In most of the cases, interesting information gets ignored lying in the inboxes. Google+ lets the user copy the link to a useful website, video or any other post and share it with the selected circle or everyone on the Google+ domain. The user can add personal comments to the post and contextualize it by giving reasons of sharing the resource.
Team work requires due recognition. Google+ is a great tool to put the team’s or a member’s name in lights. Either by posting personal messages or through a motivational video is a healthy way of publicly recognizing the achievements. Thus, half of the team building quarterly objectives are met through Google+.
Build community by sharing photos of conferences, company events, or even your last vacation. Photos are not only a nice way to make the work environment more personable, but it is also a helpful way to onboard new employees. By directing new employees to photo albums on Google+ you will allow them to answer some of their own questions, like learning the names of people in other departments.
Use hangout for impromptu meetings
Leveraging the Google+ Hangout you can stay in touch via a private chat room with your colleagues, business partners and others in your extended community. Use live video chat that puts you in the same room together - something very beneficial for a distributed workforce