Unfair Labor Practice – Social Media is the Digital Water Cooler

“My mom works for a law firm that specializes in labor law and BOY will you be surprised by all the crap that’s going on that’s in violation 8) see you tomorrow!” By Jon Hyman Let’s say your business is located in a less-than-desirable neighborhood. Three of your employees engage in the following conversation on their personal Facebook pages: Holli Thomas — needs a new job. I’m physically and mentally sickened. Vanessa...

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Mary Wright: Return on Social Media Investment – 6 ways HR can help

Let’s start by stating the obvious:  it takes time and money to create a strong Internet presence. HR must take steps to protect the company’s return on social media investment. Employers that do not have a marketing department or outside public relations, media or advertising vendor often turn to employees to run their websites and create a social media presence.  This usually means that the designated employee sets up a WordPress...

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HR tech interview: Rayanne Langdon, Marketing and Community Manager at Tilt

The HR Gazette has exclusively caught up with Rayanne Langdon, Marketing & Community Manager at Tilt,  one of the sponsors at SocialHRCamp Toronto 2014, to get her thoughts on HR tech developments and the upcoming event. Editor: Tell us a bit about your personal career history and what brought you to your current company? RL: I’m the Marketing & Community Manager at Tilt, the easiest way to collect money from your group,...

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Top HR Content Profiles: SocialHRCamp

SocialHRCamp is an “UnConference meets experiential learning workshop”, taking the best of both worlds and leaving what’s not behind. The event’s blog is quite simply awesome! Why? Well.. because its produced by HR expert and super-nice guy Jeff Waldman. The SocialHRCamp blog offers news, opinion and reviews of the leading software platforms in the market and discusses what they can do to help you deliver great results.  ...

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Digital signage company to sponsor big HR tech event

Digital Signage and HR?!? At first it  sounds like a bit of a juxtaposition. HR has been a little late in the signage media game but recent advances in Digital Signage software and much lower costs of screens means that HR and Comms teams are increasingly turning to Digital signage as a better way to ensure employee engagement. Digital Signage is not just about attracting and engaging with end user prospects. The medium also offers...

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HR technology: Build it and they will come!

Change in Technology & Change in Process Go Hand-in-Hand “Build it and they will come”, right!!?? We’ve all watched the movie “Field of Dreams” starring Kevin Costner — well, those that are at least 30 years old have seen the movie. Whatever the case may be, the point here is that I have observed during my career that an unusual perception of a brand-new piece of workplace technology will solve all of your problems. All you have...

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Trending on Twitter: Human Resources

What Organizations Need Now From Human Resources(Forbes) The job of Human Resources today is to make people and organizations grow, yet it has only marginally evolved since its inception around the end of the nineteenth century. Starting as “Personnel,” to protect women and girls in industrial environments, … Administration announces new Human Resources leadership(vtdigger.org) A new leadership team at the state’s...

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HRPA Toronto Chapter dinner attracts biggest attendance of 2013

The HRPA Toronto Chapter dinner and panel discussion with Dragon Bruce Croxon, SpriggHR President Jilaine Parkes and employment lawyer Steve Mendelssohn happened last night at the Sheraton in downtown Toronto. With over 150 HR pros at the dinner, the event attracted the highest attendance for the Chapter’s dinner series of 2013.

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