June Lunch Meeting - Social Media and HR - Presented by Jeremy Pilarski

  • 14 Jun 2017
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Crowne Plaza - Bell Tower, Fort Myers, FL (See Map Below)


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Please join us for our June lunch meeting! 

The internet presents HR professionals with advantages and challenges. With job boards, social media and e-portfolios, human resource companies have ways to advertise jobs and build brand recognition. Companies can do searches on sites like LinkedIn and Facebook for talent specific to their job descriptions. In addition, employers can screen applicants for indiscretions and can save money by foregoing recruitment agencies with social media applications. Challenges arise from keeping hiring information current and making sure their ads reach the right applicants. Furthermore, managers need to assure recruitment information communicates company expectations effectively. This presentation focuses on social media strategies human resources can employ to acquire the right talent and build a competitive presence in the digital arena.


Jeremy Pilarski has taught Composition for seven years at various colleges in the Fort Myers area. He currently adjuncts at Barry University. He earned his AA from Florida Southwestern State College; after completing his general studies, Pilarski completed his BA in Communication and a Master’s in English from Florida Gulf Coast University. At FSW, he was the recipient of the Rose Kosche scholarship for poetry and short fiction.  While at FGCU, a former professor nominated one of his essays, “Covered in Plaster” for the Norton Essay Scholarship and one of his articles about the theatre program appeared in a FGCU publication in 2004.   Pilarski has written essays about film, literature, and composition pedagogy. 

When Pilarski is not teaching, he is busy doing presentations and doing publications.  He published an article for Kaplan University on how create a presence in virtual classrooms.  He has done presentations for the Gulf Coast Writers Association on self-publishing and common grammatical mistakes beginning writers make.  In 2015, Jeremy did three virtual seminars for Kaplan University.  Two of these presentations discussed literary topics.  The first dealt with how the film Jaws has influenced prejudice against sharks; the second analyzed how the monster in H.P. Lovecraft’s The Color of Outer Space represented an attack of industrialization on rural, agricultural town.  The third was a joint effort among three other professors on how to use free software to enliven dull digital environments for online classes. Pilarski demonstrated how use Camstudio and Audacity to create tutorials on APA citing as an effort to enhance online student research-writing success.  At the moment, Pilarski is working on writing more articles and hopes to have one published by a journal supported by the National Council of English Teachers.  


This program has been submitted to SHRM and HRCI for 1 re-certification credit. 

Cost for Students: $15

Cost for Members: $21

Cost for Non-Members/Guests: $25

Walk-In/Pay at the Door: $25

Please RSVP by Monday, June 12th, 2017.

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