Posts Tagged Social Media
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.
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?
Dr. Marie Harper is the Program Director for Management at American Public University.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
A bad online reputation can come back to haunt you.