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We all know the importance of employer branding in talent acquisition – it has become one of those buzzwords in the HR industry that everyone likes to talk about and most people like to claim they are doing right. But employment branding is so much more than just posting jobs on social media sites. Instead, the most successful companies recognize that employer branding is critical to not just finding talent, but ensuring that HR strategy is aligned with overall business strategy.
August 1, 2013

Whenever I talk with HR pros about social media and technology, there’s one question that regularly comes up.

“How do you find the time to get everything done?”

Technology isn’t supposed to make things more complex and time consuming. It’s supposed to help us do our jobs faster and more efficiently. One of the tools I use every day to help me stay on top of what’s happening in my industry and profession is an  RSS reader.

July 30, 2013

A Golden Corral buffet chef’s embarrassing video—showing raw burgers prepped for the grill and stored next to an outside dumpster—went viral last week, raising this question: How do companies convince employees to use internal reporting channels instead of the Internet to expose unethical company practices?

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July 26, 2013
"As a marketer, nothing is more important than building a strong, relevant brand. As a leader, nothing is more important than creating an energized, talented group of employees.
July 24, 2013
An increasing number of states have recently passed laws that prohibit employers from obtaining passwords to a job applicant’s social media accounts. Such legislation highlights companies’ interest in finding out as much as they can about potential and even current employees. 
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July 23, 2013

On July 17, @weknownext chatted with special guest Jennie Walker (@luminaryglobal1) about Global Fusion and Workforce Inclusion.

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


July 17, 2013
According to this recent survey from, the number of hiring managers who are reporting that a job candidate's social media indiscretions have cost them a position is up nearly 10%, while the overall use social media to vet candidates continues to grow. 
July 17, 2013
During the next 15 years the most skilled and senior employees at many companies will begin retiring in large numbers. Meanwhile, those same companies can’t expect their younger workers—especially talented Millennials—to stick around much longer than 36 months, if that.
Despite this coming double whammy, many companies have yet to reshape their office environments so they can recruit and retain the type of workers who can perform at the level that company executives have come to expect. 
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July 16, 2013

Dr. Marie Harper is the Program Director for Management at American Public University.

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July 12, 2013

On July 10, @weknownext chatted with special guest @BryanChaney about how HR can do LinkedIn better.

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


July 10, 2013

There are many professions in which having a LinkedIn profile is advantageous for networking, professional development, personal branding and career management.  HR is one of them.

While many HR professionals currently have LinkedIn profiles, they may not be optimizing their presence or taking advantage of all the opportunities that the platform offers.

July 9, 2013

On June 26, @weknownext chatted with special guest @MarenHogan about HR's Social Capital.

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


June 26, 2013

On June 26, @weknownext chatted with special guest @MarenHogan about HR's Social Capital.

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


June 26, 2013

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.

June 25, 2013
I wanted to research all the posts I had written from the last two SHRM Conferences I've attended and see what I could come up with. I found some pretty cool stuff.
For those of you that don't know, I've been privileged to be a part of the Blogging/Press team for the past two years as well as a regular monthly contributor here at WeKnowNext.
June 7, 2013

A few weeks from now you will grab your favorite travel accessories in preparation for the 65th annual Society of Human Resource Management Annual Conference. I’m sure you are bursting with excitement to get to Chicago to learn, network, and build your strategic toolbox. By the time you return from the Windy City many of you will be recertified or adding a letter to your post name credentials. Whether it’s your first SHRM conference experience or your 65th, maximizing your time is essential.

June 5, 2013

On May 29, @weknownext chatted with Aliah Wright (@1SHRMScribe) about the topic "Are You Still Blocking Employees from Social Media."

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

May 29, 2013

NEWSFLASH TO EMPLOYERS: Even if you block social media at your office, your employees will access Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media platforms on their smart phones -- and the work will STILL get done...

May 28, 2013

Perhaps it should come as little surprise that smartphones give people a sense of personal connection—that we use them throughout the day to stay in touch with friends and family through text messages, e-mail, Facebook and phone calls. However, recent studies paint a picture of startling social change as these multitasking minicomputers become all but universal, both at work and at home.

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May 27, 2013

A bad online reputation can come back to haunt you.

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May 22, 2013