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Entries in recruitment (3)

Friday
Sep282012

How Social Media Is Changing HR (#SWChat)

Introduction

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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Thursday
Mar222012

Impact of Social Media on Recruiting (#SWChat)

Thanks to everyone who took part in this weeks Social Workplace Twitter Chat event (#SWChat).

Impact of Social Media Recruiting

Social Media is undoubtedly an incredible source for recruiters for sourcing candidates, but what is the impact of social media on potential recruits? Is the use of social media going to be an advantage when applying for jobs or a hindrance?

Event Statistics

  • No. of Tweets = 755
  • No. of Contributors = 104
  • Reach = 249,000
  • No. of impressions = 1,800,000

Summary

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Questions Asked

Q1) Are tools like LinkedIn reducing the need for companies to outsource recruiting to external agencies?
Q2) Is your LinkedIn profile more important than your CV?
Q3) Should potential employers be allowed access to your private social activity before hiring? (see http://ow.ly/9OQwD)
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Q6) What are the do's and don't s with regards to social media,. when looking for another job?
Q7) In 140 characters or less, how do you see the way recruiting is done today, changing in 5 years?

 

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Thursday
Feb232012

Social Media Empowerment (#SWChat)

Thanks to everyone who took part in this weeks Social Workplace Twitter Chat event (#SWChat).

Social Media Empowerment

How can social media empower employees and what is the impact to the business and the employees themselves?

Event Statistics

  • No. of Tweets = 877
  • No. of Contributors = 80
  • Reach = 155,000
  • No. of impressions = 1,900,000

Summary

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Questions Asked

Q1) In what way can Social Media empower employees?
Q2) "Social Media" is a term we should be using with employees to improve comms. & engagement. Agree / Disagree?
Q3) Is the understanding of Social Media now playing a key part in the hiring of new employees, regardless of the role?
Q4) In 140 charcters or less, has social Media empowered you more as an employee of your company and how?

 

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