How Social Media Is Changing HR (#SWChat)
Friday, September 28, 2012
David Christopher in #SWChat, #SWChat, HR, Standard Event, Twitter Chat, recruitment, social business, social media


When it comes to the corporate world, HR is often one of the last to adapt to change. Mostly because they are the keepers of policy, procedure, order, and the employee. They were the keeper of the employee until social media changed the game.

(extract from Jessica Miller-Merrell)

This event looked at how HR needs to change and adapt to Social Media and the barriers to overcome in doing so.

Event Questions

Q1) What role should HR play in Social Business Transformation?
Q2) When it comes to change, HR is generally the last to adapt. Why is this?
Q3) How is Social Media changing HR to benefit its employees?
Q4) What benefits does social media have in recruiting the right people compared to more traditional recruiting methods?
Q5) Should HR be checking out potential candidates social profiles and streams before hiring?

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