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On June 4, SHRM @weknownext chatted with Michael Jacobson (@HRTerminator) about "Social Media and Terminations."

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:


June 4, 2014

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.

June 3, 2014
Why do so many people get so excited over an HR Conference?   Because it’s a SHRM conference.  

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. 

May 21, 2014

Last week, I had the pleasure of hosting a #Nextchat on social media for SHRM @weknownext with my friend @Eric_B_Meyer.  One of the issues touched upon during the chat was social media training.

May 20, 2014

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:


May 7, 2014

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.

May 1, 2014
LA JOLLA, CALIF.—Using social media as a recruitment tool is just one of many ways that organizations can harness the power of social media, said Jeanne Meister of Future Workplace LLC, at the HR People & Strategy (HRPS) 2014 Global Conference. HRPS is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.
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April 23, 2014
If you’re an HR manager, hooking up with LinkedIn groups that represent minorities and disabled veterans may be a great way to broaden your recruitment pool. 
But “friending” subordinates? Not a hot idea.
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April 1, 2014

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.

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March 24, 2014

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.

March 18, 2014
Back in 2011, when y'all were Tebowing, planking and winning, I was blogging about this case where an employer allegedly updated its employee's Facebook page and tweeted from her Twitter account without her permission while she was on leave from work following a car accident.
March 14, 2014

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.

March 11, 2014

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.

March 6, 2014

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.

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March 4, 2014

Last week, John Sumser, principal analyst at HRxAnalysts, hosted a great debate with Ed Newman, vice president of Strategy at iMomentous, about mobile recruiting.

February 11, 2014

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

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January 20, 2014

On January 15, @weknownext chatted with special guest Emily Jasper (@EmilyJasper) about Creating Groundswells in HR.

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:


January 15, 2014

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. 

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January 14, 2014
The king is dead. Long live the king!
Teens are beginning to drop Facebook like a bad habit; instead, taking advantage of messaging apps like What'sApp, Snapchat, and Instagram to social network.
January 9, 2014