#CMGRHangout presents: Generation C and the Community Manager

Generation C thrives on Connection, Community, Creation and Curation. The emergence of Gen C as an age neutral group has impacted not only the way we manage communities but how the typical community manager profile is perceived (they have to be under 26/entry level).  The Gen C demographic has moved us away from age specific target audiences into a lifestyle specific target audience.  Should we view community managers any other way?

If you are pursuing or you hold a role in community management, be sure to join us for this week’s #CMGRHangout on Friday, March 28th at 2pm EST! 

+Jonathan Brewer and +Sherrie Rohde will be hosting the Hangout with +Dwane Lay, +NoniShaney Cavaliere, +Deborah Ng and +Megan Burkett as panelists. +Carrie Keenan and +Sarah Mordis will be moderating the Twitter chat using #CMGRHangout .

Discussion Questions

1. What is Gen C?
2. How do you connect to Gen C?
3. Do companies think they need to hire younger community managers? Why?
4. Are younger community managers more effective? How?
5. Should companies consider the role of a CMGR as entry level?
6. How do you sell yourself as a candidate for a CMGR position?

RSVP & Watch the Hangout

RSVP here to let us know you’re going to watch. This will add the event to your calendar and remind you to attend! If you want to be on air, please let us know in advance by commenting here.

Let’s discuss ways you can attend:

Watch: You do NOT need to join the hangout. Just stay on the Google+ Event and you’ll see the video on YouTube. (Don’t worry, it will be there and start playing as soon as the broadcast begins.)

Talk and Be Seen: If you decide you want to talk, not just watch, click to join the hangout when we post the link here or when you see the notification. (We will only invite a few people for this event, so let us know why you would like to attend.) Do NOT click the link to join the hangout if you are just here to watch.

Chat: You can watch here and/or follow the conversation on Twitter using #cmgrhangout .

Any questions? Just let us know in advance. Please don’t wait until 2pm EST to ask questions. 

If you join us on the hangout, a wired internet connection is preferred and if you have a headset with mic or earbuds, that works best for the audio. You will also need a working webcam.

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