Have you heard of “Help a PR Pro Out (HAPPO)?” If not, you may want to tune in!
On Friday, the blog Help a PR Pro Out announced its creation of an upcoming Twitter event called “Help a PR Pro Out Day.” The day will be called HAPPO for short, and the Twitter hash tag #HAPPO has been designated for the event. According to the announcement, posted to the Help a PR Pro Out blog, the event “will be a one-day event designed to help PR pros find jobs.”
The event will take place on Twitter on February 19, 2010. During the event, “PR bloggers, agency leaders, and PR professionals from across the country will donate their time and talents to help fellow PR pros connect with employers,” the blog explains.
The point is to bring together PR practitioners seeking jobs with employers looking to hire them. Those seeking jobs can engage in discussion with employers on Twitter during the event, or may request their contact information and contact them privately via email.
The blog lists a set of “champions,” people who “will be posting and tweeting about the event.” “Make sure to connect with them if you’re a job seeker or an employer looking for PR talent,” the blog advises. “That will help us all connect the dots on Feb. 19.”
Will you tune in? Do you think the event will be a success?