We live in the age of continuous connection. Social digital change is the only constant. Social media is a powerful tool, we can create any narrative, it has made the world smaller, through it our access and reach is far wider.
So, I asked a guru and this is what they said:
A Jobvite’s recruiting survey found that 83 percent of respondents used or planned to use social networking this year as a recruitment tool. Over 600 human resources professionals completed Jobvite’s online survey, and not to much surprise, the big sites referenced were LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
On August 1, @shrmnextchat chatted with SHRM Field Service Director and host of Honest HR podcast Callie Zipple, @SHRMCallieZ about Finding Your Voice as an HR Professional.
In case you missed this amazing chat filled with helpful tips and advice you can read all the tweets here:
HR professionals need to have a presence in the profession, and a fantastic way to do that is to be involved in the daily conversations that take place on social media. Blogging, tweeting and podcasting are great ways to engage others, but how do you know what to say? How do you “find your voice” as an HR professional?
Sharing our lives through social media, rather than living our lives on it
At least she didn’t have too many personal belongings to pack up.
TheGrio.com has all the details (here):
The holiday season has come to an end. You might be all partied out, but your calendar says otherwise. It’s time to start networking again.
I imagine that, among the reasons that victims fear complaining about sexual harassment, is that spotlight may shine a little too brightly on them.
Earlier this week Facebook previewed a new feature that allows users to privately share resumes, or in their parlance, work histories. Also this week, LinkedIn began rolling out video ads targeting its own LinkedIn Audience Network.
Tools are amazing things. Having the right tool for the job can make all of the difference, but using the wrong tool can be a huge headache. Hammers are one example. Using a hammer with a nail is great, but using a hammer to drive a screw is not so good. Likewise, saws can be helpful, but in the hands of someone who is untrained or inexperienced, a saw can lead to damage or worse.
How well connected you are used to be measured by the number of physical handshakes you made throughout your business life. Today your ‘social currency’ is your digital footprint.
How many digital connections, followers or friends have you accumulated through your social media platforms? Yes, platforms as in plural. It doesn’t count if you have a Facebook account to keep tabs on the kids and post photos of Sunday’s cafe breakfast!
Social media can be the key to landing a job. Best-selling author Martin Yate, a career coach and former HR professional, takes your questions each week about how to further your career in HR. Contact him at the e-mail address at the end of this column.
For HR professionals, “friending” employees on Facebook or connecting on other social media sites is far from a simple decision.
That’s what Chelsea Wheeler discovered after she posed the question “Do any of you accept friend requests on social media from employees?” to the HR Department of One group on SHRM Connect, the Society for Human Resource Management’s online community.
I’m in Chicago this week for the 19th annual Human Resource Executive HR Technology Conference & Expo, and I’ve been tweeting from several excellent sessions.
You can pretty much know what strikes a chord with the audience by the number of retweets and likes it receives.
I tweeted this during the “Women in Technology” event on October 4 and it has been getting a lot of traction.