The International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM), the world’s leading clearinghouse for the HRIM (Human Resource Information Management) industry, announced that it will present ABCs of Social Media webinar on August 15, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Presented by Big Noise Communications, this webinar will provide essential rules for users to keep in mind when using social media; relay a variety of ways to identify what social channels make the most sense; and share actionable tips and advice that will help professionals drive business value online.

Featured topics will include:
• Identifying the best social network(s) that work for you
• Tactics to consider when bringing yourself into the `social fold’
• The importance of listening
• Personal + Professional methods for ongoing engagement
• The `magic bullet’ of your personal social networking

“IHRIM is very excited to have Big Noise share its perspectives and expertise on how users can use social media to extend their own personal brand — both to the market and their current customers,” said Nov Omana, Chairman of the Board for IHRIM. “I am certain that whether you are new to social media or have been using it to help drive awareness for yourself on a professional level, Narciso will give you tools and advice that you can use right away. The ABCs of Social Media will not only exhibit tried and true lessons that work to getting you known in the social stratosphere, it will also put you on the right path to developing your own style of communicating online.”

Moderated by Lynne Mealy, President & CEO of IHRIM, the webinar will feature analysis and know-how from Narciso Tovar, Principal for Big Noise Communications, an award-winning PR + Social Media agency that runs on Method + Moxie. He is both a teacher & student in external communications and social media, serving as a mentor and sponge as new ideas are developed. Narciso has launched and worked with a variety of companies, including Vonage, Idealab, the GreenBuilt Parade of Homes, Verizon, Transcend Equity and the Wall Street Journal Online.

To register for the ABCs of Social Media, visit This webinar is free for IHRIM members, while non-members may attend for a nominal fee. For more information about IHRIM’s webinars, visit

About the International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM)
IHRIM is the world’s leading clearinghouse for the HRIM (Human Resource Information Management) industry. Since 1980, IHRIM has been the only membership association for HR technology professionals, advancing the industry by providing unparalleled education and professional development opportunities through its annual conference, educational courses and webinars. IHRIM is a community of experts — a dynamic group of practitioners, vendors, consultants, students, and faculty that continues to grow, not just in numbers, but in its scope of knowledge and information.
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