Friday Five: Picks of the week

Five good, quick reads from around the web this week:

1. Recruitment lessons from the E-Expectations report: Kyle James of .eduGuru breaks down Noel-Levitz’s annual report on how prospective students and their parents use the web and social media. A great summary.

2. Managing information overload: Six good tips from CKSyme.org.

3. Building a social media users’ guide: It’s a question of trust: Good insight from Tim Nekritz about his experience.

4. Embrace the silence: Peter Shankman on knowing when to shut the heck up.

5. The 12 habits of highly connective people: Terrific post from Conversation Agent, with a bonus video of Anil Dash talking about making connections.

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Author: andrewcareaga

Higher ed PR and marketing guy. Communications director for Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri, USA. Slow runner, mediocre guitarist, lover of music and puns, and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. I blog and Tweet about #highered, #music, #gocards and #random stuff.

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