3 Ways LinkedIn Can Help Your Company Besides Recruiting

This post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org. LinkedIn has become one of the most important tools for HR department recruiters. Nearly nine in 10 recruiters use LinkedIn to source and vet candidates, over twice as many who use Facebook, a Jobvite survey found. LinkedIn provides an efficient, affordable way to find, …

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3 Ways to Protect Your Company Reputation from Negative Rumors

This post comes my friends at SocialMonsters.org There are some good lessons for HR in this post. Last year, Samsung’s reputation was going down in flames, as reports of its Galaxy Note7 suddenly catching fire sabotaged a launch that was meant to give the company momentum going into the holiday sales season. The crisis devastated …

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Future Friday: How will you handle your public reputation?

We are all aware of sites that allow consumers to rate restaurants or stores, like Yelp, or sites that allow candidates and employees to rate companies, like Glassdoor. But have you thought about the possibility of having sites that allow everyone to rate everything? How would that effect you as an HR professional if your …

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The In-Person Value of Social Media

  It is no secret that I am a big fan of social media. I think it is important in the field of HR now and I think it will be critical in the future for both the profession and for the professionals who embrace it. Your advancement will be hindered in the future without …

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A Revisit to Reputation Capital: Key to Hiring in the Future

  I spent a couple of days attending the Middle Tennessee SHRM conference in Nashville, Tennessee as part of the social media team. Several of us were there to introduce “social media” to HR professionals who were not already involved. We talked in terms of recruiting, awareness, the National Labor Relations Act and why it …

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