Have You Heard of the #CoolestInterviewEver?

February 26th, 2014 | Ancita Satija | 28 Comments


Disclosure: HCL is a client of my agency, Six Degrees PR. However, the campaign partners are ITSA Brand Solutions and FrogIdeas. I thought this was an interesting campaign, and wanted to share my thoughts with WUL readers.

Have you ever been to an interview where you don’t have to speak at all, yet are expected to answer whatever the interviewer asks?

Image: HCL via Google, CC 4.0

Sounds weird? Think again. Because India has been buzzing over the #CoolestInterviewEver, where one of the country’s largest companies wanted you to be “cool” enough to work for them.

Recently HCL Technologies (NSE: HCLTECH), India’s fourth largest software services firm, started a global recruitment campaign on Twitter. Here’s how they said it would work:

  • Respond to questions on Twitter: Over a two-week period, participants were to respond to various questions posted on Twitter (this round closed on Feb. 21, btw). One hundred would be selected to participate in the next round, which was …

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An Unkindness of Ravens: Thoughts on Twitter Communication

September 4th, 2013 | Holly Dawson | 35 Comments

An Unkindness of Ravens

Four thoughts came together recently that gave me one of those “bolt of lightning” insights it’s useful to get from time to time. Not only that, it helped me change my approach to communication.

Images: Woop Studio‘s Alphabet Flashcards, used with permission

Those of you who read my last post about being yourself online, could read this one as a bit of a second installment to that journey.

So, these were the four colliding thoughts:

1. How magnificently deafening the dawn chorus is (I live in the country and get up early).

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Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever [Redux]

July 17th, 2013 | Daniel Cohen | 0 Comments

Steven Rosenbaum Imagines a World Where We Live Forever... Through Twitter

Ed: This post originally ran on June 4, 2012. Waxing UnLyrical is on vacation, so we’re re-running it since it’s still relevant… and it’s a great post!

I don’t believe in ghosts.

I know, that seems rather snappy and off-handed to say, so immediately like that, but I don’t. I’m not saying I don’t have views on the universe, spirituality, whatever …

I just don’t believe in ghosts.

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