Rogers, CT (January 28, 2011) - In a move to employ social media to assist career development for business and engineering professionals, Rogers Corporation has launched online communities on social media sites such as such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. On these sites professionals can participate in conversations about career opportunities in the manufacturing and technology fields; engage in discussions related to career development and advancement; grow their own professional networks, connect with colleagues and industry leaders, and find mentors.
The social media presences are linked to the new Rogers Corporation U.S. Careers Center page at Rogers' website (www.rogerscorp.com/careers/us). Here professionals can conduct job searches of open positions at Rogers and apply online. The site also provides information for prospective student interns, describes the corporate/community life at Rogers Corporation, and provides a link to videos found at the Rogers Corporation YouTube Channel. Visitors can also subscribe to a Careers blog to learn about social networking for professional success.
"Social media is unquestionably a powerful communication tool that employers, like Rogers Corporation, need to participate in," commented Sue Flanigan, U.S. Director of Human Resources. "High caliber employees are critical to our success as a company, both as employees and customers, so we see our presence on these sites as providing an important resource for career professionals, plus a direct link to a possible career with Rogers Corporation."
Professionals can follow the Rogers Corporation Careers Center on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/RogersCorpHR/129466227104254), Twitter (http://twitter.com/rogerscorphr), LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/companies/rogers-corporation) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/RogersCorporation) to start networking for professional success. Rogers' recruiting professionals are also on LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/companies/rogers-corporation) and available to respond to questions about current and future career opportunities with Rogers Corporation.
About Rogers Corporation
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global technology leader in specialty materials and components that enable high performance and reliability of consumer electronics, power electronics, mass transit, sustainable energy, and telecommunications infrastructure. With more than 175 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Rogers provides product designers with solutions to their most demanding challenges. Rogers' products include advanced circuit materials for high-speed digital, power amplifiers, antenna and radar systems; power electronics for high-voltage rail traction, hybrid-electric vehicles, wind and solar power conversion; and high performance foams for sealing and energy management in smart phones, aircraft and rail interiors, automobiles and apparel; and other advanced materials for diverse markets including defense, consumer products, and computers. Headquartered in Connecticut (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Belgium, China, Germany, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.