Experts say companies that aren’t using social media marketing techniques to find passive talent are behind the curve.
When it comes to attracting talent through social media, thinking like a marketer can be beneficial - especially when it comes to recruiting those who are the best at what they do, and who are happily doing it in their current jobs.
Yahoo’s controversial move in early 2013 to bar employees from telecommuting and Best Buy’s subsequently announced decision to limit its work-from-home options may have created the impression that telework is losing favor among U.S. employers.
Whenever I talk with HR pros about social media and technology, there’s one question that regularly comes up.
“How do you find the time to get everything done?”
Technology isn’t supposed to make things more complex and time consuming. It’s supposed to help us do our jobs faster and more efficiently. One of the tools I use every day to help me stay on top of what’s happening in my industry and profession is an RSS reader.
Want to convince managers to report harassment complaints swiftly?
Show them a video illustrating—in painful detail—what it’s like to sit through a deposition for a harassment lawsuit.
That’s among the training suggestions made by employment law experts now that the U.S. Supreme Court has weighed in on the circumstances under which an employee is a “supervisor” for purposes of vicarious employer liability under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
A Golden Corral buffet chef’s embarrassing video—showing raw burgers prepped for the grill and stored next to an outside dumpster—went viral last week, raising this question: How do companies convince employees to use internal reporting channels instead of the Internet to expose unethical company practices?
There are many good reasons for keeping thorough and up-to-date records of accidents and injuries that occur on the job. The primary reason, of course, is compliance with the law. But a thorough reporting and recordkeeping system can also provide you with valuable information concerning accident patterns and prevention.
Just as each organization has its own operational philosophy, culture and strategic goals, so too must its HR team have a well-defined philosophy that outlines how they will carry out their responsibilities in alignment. Sadly, a number of HR departments have taken this to mean that they should develop buzzword -filled pieces of marketing collateral that can be blessed by their PR departments and placed on company websites.
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Dr. Marie Harper is the Program Director for Management at American Public University.
As organizations have become more welcoming and, in many cases, keenly interested in actively recruiting diverse employees there is much discussion about what constitutes an inclusive workplace. This is a challenge for many organizations at the local and national levels.
When organizations go global, or have an international mix of diverse employees at a single location, inclusion takes on added complexity through additional layers of cultural considerations such as language, local cultural norms, and sometimes greater divides in socio-economic privileges among employees.
There are many professions in which having a LinkedIn profile is advantageous for networking, professional development, personal branding and career management. HR is one of them.
While many HR professionals currently have LinkedIn profiles, they may not be optimizing their presence or taking advantage of all the opportunities that the platform offers.
Last week SHRM hosted more than 15,000 members in Chicago, and The SHRMStore offered more than 900 items to choose from. Here are the top 10 best-sellers.
- We’ve saved over $100k/year in job postings and recruitment marketing
- LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter are all in our top 10 sources of applicants and hires