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Protected concerted activity is powerful stuff

Like it or not, to a person, we can agree that the rulings flowing from the National Labor Relations Board over the past several years have been largely employee-friendly.

September 13, 2016


Unless your target candidate is from Europa, they are likely on Facebook. With over a billion daily active users, this platform should not be ignored by any brand. When using this platform, there are many factors that you should weigh including company size, brand recognition and budget.


September 10, 2016

We are excited to announce that we have created the first ever #SHRM16 Geofilter on Snapchat!

What is a Geofilter?

June 17, 2016

According to the “bible of the internet,” otherwise known as Google, the definition of a “story” is a description, either true or imagined, of a connected series of events. Don’t you love a good story?  I know I do.  In the social media realm, a story can be told via a series of posts, tweets or images.  One of the coolest things about Snapchat is its “My Story” feature.

June 16, 2016

Snapchat is currently the hottest social media app out there.  Teens are no longer the only demographic to be drawn in by Snapchat’s creative and playful features.   News agencies, major brands, Gen Xers and, yes, even my mom are using it now, too!

One of the easiest ways to begin to build your Snapchat community is by following people you already know.  To do so, simply:

June 16, 2016

The annual SHRM national conference is only days away now!  As you get prepared to join us for #SHRM16, don’t forget to pack your favorite social media tool to bring along with you. 

June 13, 2016

No matter how you might try to fight against it, or pretend it isn't a "thing," social media is here to stay. It's changing the way we buy, the way we keep in touch with our friends, the way we get our news, and now - how companies hire and engage their employees. So, what are the in's and out's of social media use that business owners and HR professionals need to know about?

June 9, 2016

When I was in brand management, social media did not exist. But I can tell you this: I would have had a field day with this exciting medium because I valued the power of ‘big ideas’ to infuse growth into the brands under my wing. Frankly, I had no choice, because I’d worked for small to medium-sized companies competing against giants the likes of Nestle, Kraft, and Procter & Gamble. By any comparison, my brands were under-financed.

May 18, 2016


Human resources professionals are going to be busy in 2016.

As 2015 comes to a close, it’s time to focus on what we think are the hot topics for 2016. Whether you call them predictions, prognostications, or whatever, senior management wants to know where human resources should be spending their time. It drives strategy, goals and budgets.

Here are three areas that I believe HR will be focused on in the year to come.

December 17, 2015

Are LinkedIn Recommendations and Endorsements Reliable?

News Updates
September 22, 2015


Could you write a job description using 30 words? How about 30 hashtags?

In this post, I’ll make the case for incorporating Instagram into your recruiting efforts.

(Photo cred: @deschutesbeer)

To consider using Instagram for recruiting, recruiters have to clear one mental hurdle:

Job postings don’t have to be words anymore.

September 22, 2015

Lack of Social Media Presence Can Hurt Job Seekers

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May 19, 2015

The Next Big Thing in Social Media: Vertical Networks

News Updates
May 4, 2015


Going to a conference can be intimidating especially if you are first-time attendee. Not knowing where to go and not knowing another soul at an event can be lonely so here are some tips that will not only make your conference experience more enjoyable but also hopefully less stressful!

1.       Have a Plan. To make the most of your time at a conference it is important to have a plan for example, what sessions do you want to attend and/or what exhibitors do you want to talk you.

April 13, 2015

Profane Facebook Rant Was Protected, Concerted Activity

News Updates
April 9, 2015



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Minimize Potential Liability with Social Media

By Allen Smith  3/23/2015

News Updates
March 24, 2015


"Son, paint's the last thing you do when you're painting a house."

My father's words of many years ago as his naive son attempted to dive into a Victorian house reclamation that needed much more than paint. In many ways it was a parable for life- and my first real lesson in social media- a decade before social media even existed.

March 10, 2015