Social Media in HR

What Does Employee Engagement Look Like for Your Company?

Even though it might look like your employees are arriving to the workplace smiling and happily completing their work, things don’t always look like they may seem on the outside. Your “best” employees could actually be your worst nightmare. For example, CBS network published a story not too long ago that revealed a state worker […] Read more…

Human Resources: Is Google Helpouts a New Option for Contract Workers?

Google released the Helpouts program in November 2013. It features live video advice from experts in a variety of categories, from cooking to construction. At the moment, only select companies have been invited to participate in the marketplace, but opportunities for others may arise. This type of service could be a new option for contract […] Read more…

Social Media Management Basics for HR

Social media is hitting human resources in a big way. Forbes predicts that 2013 is the year companies will be integrating social technologies into their recruiting and employee development programs. Silk Road’s State of Social Technology and Talent Management study revealed that three quarters of human resources leaders believe their companies are behind in using […] Read more…

How Can You Use Social Recruiting to Lure in Passive Talent?

You know the importance of using social recruiting as a way to lure in prospective candidates who are out there looking for work. Yet, what you may not be doing much of is focusing on passive talent. That is, you may not be checking out the professionals who are not actively looking for a job, […] Read more…

5 Favorite Human Resource Apps for Social Recruiting

Recruiters today are challenged to find the best candidates for companies using social networks. However, using social searches for recruiting is time consuming and there can be multiple networks to manage. To streamline this process, technology gurus have designed some awesome social recruiting apps that make this task more productive. Here is a rundown of […] Read more…

The HR Writer Participates in the 2013 WordCount Blogathon

As many of The HR Writer’s readers know, educating and sharing updates about important human resource and recruitment topics are my passion. When it comes to getting this information out there to the masses, no other medium has the power and influence of a well-managed blog. That’s why I am thrilled to announce that this […] Read more…

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