With social media, what you don’t know can seriously hurt your organization. One 2010 survey found that employees estimate spending roughly four hours every day checking multiple email accounts, with up to two hours spent on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. A 2012 Salary.com survey found that 64 percent of employees visit non-work related websites daily.
Steve Miranda is Managing Director for Cornell University’s Center for Advanced HR Studies (CAHRS) as well as the Founder and President of “Four Forces Consulting, LLC.” Prior to joining Cornell, Steve was the Chief HR Officer for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest professional HR association, serving over 260,000 members in over 125 countries. Before SHRM, Steve was a HR VP at Lucent Technologies (currently Alcatel-Lucent). At Lucent, Steve spent 3-1/2 years in Hong Kong providing HR leadership for Lucent’s 14,000 person Asia-Pacific business. He also led the development of HR strategies for Bell Laboratories, the world famous R&D engine that has generated seven Nobel Prizes over the past 70 years.
Steve currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Ethics Resource Center (ERC) and the Council for Adult Experiential Leaning (CAEL). He is also advisor to three different start-up organizations as well as a past United States representative to the North American HR Management Association (NAHRMA). His team’s work has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, the BBC and many others. Steve has presented at multiple events worldwide, including the American Chamber of Commerce, The Chinese Ministry of Personnel Development and the National Institute for Health. He is a well know HR executive in the Washington DC area and a highly respected member of the Human Resources profession. He also teaches at the graduate level as an adjunct professor at Cornell University, Georgetown University and the Sasin business school of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.
"Steve is the author of eCornell's new online course Designing and Implementing Effective Social Media Policies. The course is one of three that make up the Certificate in Social Media in HR: From Policy to Practice, offered in partnership with the ILR School at Cornell University."
Steve holds an undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts and a Masters degree in Computer Science (both Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Detroit.
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