What’s it like to be on a career quest in IT? Check out our web-based reality show.

Microsoft is using social media as foundation for a web-based reality show following the career quests of nine participants. You can follow their exploits online (e.g., at work when the boss isn’t looking), no television required. The Career Factor website went live last week, but the nine participants only started updating their quests yesterday. It’s rare enough to see someone talking about or using social media to advance IT anything — let alone careers or learning — so I was interested to see what Microsoft hoped to accomplish and what benefits there would be to participants and those people following their quests. To read more click here