Posts Tagged Social Media
Social media has become so popular on the web that it is now the single most common thing we do online.
Given that most employers provide internet access, you can bet that employees are using social media at work – for business and for pleasure – at a staggering rate.
SHRM is known for producing some of the most informative and engaging conferences in the world and the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition, that occurs in June, is on every HR professional’s bucket list.
On May 7, SHRM @weknownext chatted with Eric B. Meyer (@Eric_B_Meyer) and Jonathan Segal (@Jonathan_HR_Law) about social media in the workplace -- "Super-Social Edition - Is that Legal?"
In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:
Social media is no longer cutting edge. It’s now a universal form of communication that’s woven into every aspect of our personal and professional lives.
Organizations use social media for everything from internal communication to sales and marketing, and are now concerned with creating sound strategies and policies to ensure competitiveness and prevent lawsuits.
The International Data Corp. (IDC) predicts that by 2015, more Americans will surf the Internet from their mobile devices than from their PCs. This year, Nucleus Research foresees that half of all Internet traffic to career sites will come from mobile devices.
The last few years have seen the creation of an enormous amount of mobile applications designed to transform the way work is done. As more people ditch their laptops for the greater convenience of tablets, demand for mobile apps that can facilitate tasks and communications has never been higher. With developers racing to create the next great app, it can be challenging to determine which solutions will bring the most positive results.
ADP, which serves 620,000 clients in more than 125 countries, revealed in a new study that 37 percent of registered mobile users access their pay information via mobile HR applications, compared with 23 percent who use desktops and laptops.
The number of cell phones is expected to exceed the number of people on the planet, according to Digital Trends. That’s a pretty amazing statistic. Add to that the over 1M active apps in the iTunes App Store, and there’s tremendous productivity potential in terms of the combined technology in our phones and apps.
Expectations, preferably set out in agreements or policies or both, can make all the difference when determining who owns a Twitter handle when an employee leaves a company.
Last week, John Sumser, principal analyst at HRxAnalysts, hosted a great debate with Ed Newman, vice president of Strategy at iMomentous, about mobile recruiting.
The Future of the Human Resource Profession
Presenter: Anna Tavis, Ph.D., HR People & Strategy (HRPS)
January 28, 2014 - 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT
Program length: 60 minutes
New protections for job applicants convicted of crimes, for employees who use medical marijuana and for workers’ private social media accounts are among the state laws that took effect in 2014.