#Nextchat: HR’s Social Capital

For the past two years, SHRM has invited several HR social media aficionados to serve on a special annual conference team that educates attendees on the importance of social media, and answers questions ranging from “What’s Twitter?” to “How do I use social media to create and promote our employer brand?”  We call it “The Hive” and offer it to all attendees as an additional opportunity to learn about how HR is using social media to be more efficient and effective in their organizations.

The Hive provides a relaxed and friendly environment where HR pros can network and exchange ideas with the experts -- and with each other. 

It’s so popular with conference attendees that we decided to continue the discussion this week on #Nextchat.

How are you using social media for communication, talent management, employer branding and employee engagement?  What works?  What doesn’t?  If you’re not using social media, what’s holding you back?  

Please join @WeKnowNext at 3 p.m. ET on June 26 for #Nextchat with special guest Maren Hogan (@MarenHogan), marketing executive and owner of Red Branch Media, and member of the SHRM Annual Conference blogger and Hive teams.  We want to hear from you as we chat about how HR is using social media to get the job done. 

Q1. If you’re in HR and not using social media for your job, what’s holding you back?

Q2. What are some innovative ways you're using social media to increase effectiveness in your HR departments?

Q3.  How are you using social media for internal communication and employee engagement?

Q4.  What are the best social media platforms for finding job candidates, and does it differ for active and passive candidates?

Q5. How are you using social media to promote your employer brand and engage external audiences?

Q6. If you could only use one social media app as an HR pro, what would it be, and why? 

Q7. With so little time for social media, what platforms actually help you to save time as an HR pro?

Q8. How are you using social media to connect with and learn from other HR professionals? 

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