social media

Engaging more employees through social media communities

Recently, I came across a webinar I had hosted in 2012 when I was the content manager for an employee benefits enrollment SaaS company — on the topic of Social Media Best Practices in HR. At that time, I was enthusiastic about the emerging use of social networks in human resources and wanted to guide […] 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…

Using Social Networks to Communicate with Employees

In the last few years, the use of social media sites and the number of members have exploded. Most recent figures say that 1.2 billion users around the world are actively engaged in social networks with Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, MySpace, Pinterest, and LinkedIn leading the way. (Source: comScore) Users typically spend up to 6.5 […] Read more…

Social Media and HR Information Management

The topic of secure information management in an ever-increasing social networking world is a concern of many HR professionals. With news about recruiters and HR managers monitoring the activities of their staff, the US government has been busy creating legislation designed to address this issue. In a recent post, Tess talks more in-depth about the […] Read more…