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SHRM We Know Next blogger Jessica Miller Merrell offers listeners at SHRM's 2012 Annual Conference's "The Hive" a crash course in Twitter. 

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July 30, 2012

The 2012 Summer Olympics will offer a technologically unprecedented opportunity for workers to plug in and slack off to watch live-streaming games on smart phones, tablets or company computers. That doesn’t necessarily mean, however, that the London games, which get under way July 27, will hurt productivity much more than previous Olympics.

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July 30, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

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July 20, 2012

Do social media sites waste time, distract from work and drain a company’s resources?

While some business leaders and journalists have answered those questions in the affirmative, others have asserted that social media has become absolutely essential to conducting business in the digital age.

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July 20, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week. 

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July 13, 2012

Social media strategist and HR blogger, Laurie Ruettimann, answers questions from the audience, at the SHRM 2012 Annual Conference and Exposition, on how HR professionals can effectively use social media to execute their objectives. 

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July 11, 2012
In 2010, only 6% of companies were using social media for recruiting. Today, that’s exploded to 89%.
 
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June 29, 2012

When a 7 a.m. conference session begins with a flash mob and ends with a list of useful tips for building strategic relationships, you know it’s going to be a good day. That’s how the capacity crowd at the June 25 session “Strategic Relationship Management: The Breakthrough HR Competency,” held here during the Society for Human Resource Management's 2012 Annual Conference, started its morning.

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June 29, 2012
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More employees are using their own smart phones, iPad and other electronic devices for work purposes—even though this practice could expose companies to financial, legal and other types of risks, experts said.

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June 26, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

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June 15, 2012

Social media is no longer new. It is mainstream. To avoid social media today is like avoiding e-mail 15 years ago.

For employers, social media creates risks and rewards. This article discusses how to maximize the rewards and minimize the risks.

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Despite the substantial benefits to having a diverse workforce, employers need to be careful about how they increase diversity or they may back into a reverse discrimination claim.

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June 14, 2012

In a May 30, 2012, report whose guidance is likely to be challenged in the courts, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) cautioned that it believes that numerous common clauses in social media policies violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

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June 12, 2012

 SHRM is known for producing some of the most brilliant, entertaining and informative conferences on the planet. 
As 15,000 excited SHRM members, media, and expo vendors prepare to descend upon Atlanta on June 24-27, SHRM is doing its best to help them get ready for an amazing experience.
In the past few years, SHRM has expanded its social media activities at Annual Conference with increased conference programming, a social media lounge, tweet-ups and a growing group of bloggers who report all the best highlights. 

June 11, 2012

People are positively buzzing about the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2012 Annual Conference, and a lot of it has to do with SHRM’s new Buzz website, http://buzz.annual.shrm.org.

But that’s not all.

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June 7, 2012

Branding and social media seem like the perfect match.  Whether you’re an individual or a large business, social media can help you build strategic relationships with your target audience and create a community of trust.

On June 6, We Know Next asked Susan Avello, and several of our #NextChat followers, about how individuals and organizations should be using social media to build their personal brands and transmit their corporate cultures.   

June 7, 2012

I am not a social media expert.

I talk about it. The Social Shift. The impact and opportunity. I can site examples. I live it everyday through blogging, sharing, posting, connecting, checking in and occasionally checking out. I know it has been a catalyst for growth in my business. I know it has also been a catalyst for growth in my life.

June 6, 2012

I continue to have clients come to me asking, “Our company understands the importance of being on social media / and doing ‘social business’, but how do we sell this to our CEO?”

That’s a great question. Trying to convince the C-Suite can be quite the challenge.

Just recently, IBM did a study of some 1,700 CEOs worldwide and reported findings that many are now seeing social media as a key enabler of collaboration and innovation.

June 1, 2012

Branding and social media seem like the perfect match.  Whether you’re an individual or a large business, social media can help you build strategic relationships with your target audience and create a community of trust.

May 31, 2012