How Social Media is Transforming Workplace Branding

Posted by April Parks, M.S. Conflict Management

Aug 13, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Social media has rapidly become a prime way of communication and information gathering. People are online all the time. Now, with 39% of the US population using tablets and even more using smart phones, it’s vital to companies to have an online presence. And with baby boomers joining the social trend, it is ever more important that companies revolutionize their online capabilities. Stated in Forbes, the fastest growing demographic for Google+ is ages 45-54, and Twitter is ages 55-64. 

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Topics: Social Recruiting

Top 10 Diversity Issues at Work

Posted by Annett Winiarz

Jan 12, 2015 2:54:00 PM

A common misconception is that the phrase "workplace diversity" defines meeting certain quotas in employee race or gender categories. In fact, "diversity" as it relates to human resources is a way of thinking and operating that encourages an entirely new and positive outlook among coworkers.

Diversity in the work environment promotes acceptance, respect and teamwork. Companies that overcome certain diversity issues often achieve greater productivity, profit and company morale. According to Michelle Renee of Demand Media, the "Top 10" are:

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Social Recruiting, Workplace Diversity

Social Media Practices For Your Job Search

Posted by Hai Yan Chen, Creative Marketing Designer

Jul 23, 2014 11:30:00 AM

A colleague of mine recently asked me a VERY good question: “do you still need a Linkedin page even if you already have a job?” My answer was: “ABSOLUTELY!”

According to the 2013 Social Recruiting Survey Results published by Jobvite, 94% of recruiters and companies either currently use or plan to use social networks to support recruiting efforts. The top three social networks for recruiters are Linkedin at 94%, Facebook 65%, and Twitter 55%. In my previous blog, I wrote about how recruiters can use social media to expand recruiting efforts. Therefore, I decided to write about ways job seekers (whether active or passive) can use social media in their job search.

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Topics: Job Search Tips, Social Recruiting