Posts Tagged ‘social media’

United Incident Highlights Power of Social Media…for HR

United Incident Highlights Power of Social Media…for HR The now-infamous incident when United Airlines roughed up a passenger on Flight 3411 concluded with the acceptance of a settlement by the injured party. But the settlement is by no means the end of the story. There are few people with access to the internet who are…

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Caught on Video: The Dark Side of Social Media

Social media is great for recruiting, employee engagement, and brand publicity—or is it? Recently a 30-year old Miami doctor unwisely chose to attack an Uber driver in public. The incident was caught on video via smartphone by a witness, and the video went viral. Employed by the Jackson Health System in Miami, the doctor almost immediately…

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Social Media: Beyond Recruitment

Building relationships has never been more important in business settings.  As companies of all sizes vie for a piece of the local and global marketplace pie, the need to build your profile and communicate your company culture is critical. Social media offers unique opportunities for HR professionals. Social media for recruitment A recent report from…

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Focusing On The Future: HR Trends for 2016

2015 has almost come to a close. While the holiday season is typically viewed as a more “quiet” time in the corporate world, it can also be a great opportunity for businesses to recruit top talent to hit the ground running for next year. To help reinvigorate your hiring drive and get a head start,…

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5 Tips for Recruiting Through Social Media

Using social media creatively boosts your chances of hiring the talent needed to lead, and grow, your company. Despite the rumor, there is no shortage of talent.  But there is a lot of competition for the talent on the market.  How do you drive interest toward your brand? Most companies work with several job boards. …

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Social Recruiting – The Value of Facebook In Talent Acquisition

Facebook is still the largest social media platform with almost three times as many users as other platforms including LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest. While user engagement is stagnant on other sites, Facebook’s level of engagement continues to grow with a current rate of 70% of users engaging daily. Marketing has certainly found a venue for…

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Marketing or Recruiting: Which Department Should "Own" Social Media?

The great debate: Marketing or Recruiting. Who should be in charge of the social media for an organization? Many talent acquisition professionals are sure to understand the frustration that comes along when the left hand doesn’t communicate with the right hand in this area.  Marketing is in charge of the brand reputation and customer satisfaction,…

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Winning The Talent War – A 2015 Recruitment Outlook

At a recent recruiting conference, LinkedIn and KPMG executives presented on ways to win the talent war in 2015. A top takeaway was the fact that approximately 63% of recruiters surveyed projected an increase in hiring volume in 2015, compared to just under 45% for 2014. These findings translate similarly into international markets, as well.…

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Small Business Bootcamp: Getting Back Into the Hiring Game

*Be sure to check out the other article in this series Independent Contractor or Employee & More Tips for Successful Hiring Automated Data Processing reported that small businesses added 75,000 jobs in January. If you are part of a small business that took a hit in the latest recession, you may have been out of the game…

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Small Business Bootcamp: Tech Spotlight on Nimble

The integration of social media into business processes is not just for the big players. Small businesses can take advantage of the benefits of social media, as well. New-to-the-market app Nimble touts itself as the “only solution to offer small businesses the best features of high-end CRM systems combined with the power of social media.”…

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