How to Grow Your Social Media Influence

Attitude and persistence.

If you need to sum it up, these are the two most critical things you need to have to transition from having a presence to becoming truly influential.

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5 tips for a social media policy that won’t rile the NLRB

And as social media is likely to stay at the forefront of the NLRB’s agenda, lawyers offered these tips on what employers can do to keep their policies off the board’s radar:

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How to respond to an inappropriate request for acess to personal social media

The Employer’s Issue: “You can’t ask that.” Fourteen states have passed legislation that “prohibits an employer from requesting or requiring an employee or applicant to disclose a user name or password for a personal social media account.” Employment lawyers and social media consultants have spent the last year hammering home the message, “You can’t ask that” in workshops, blogs, tweets and journal articles aimed at employers and...

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Social Media – It Rocks the Working World

We all know how social media has impacted our personal lives. How has this impacted the way that people work? Has it made employees more or less productive? How do employees value social media relative to other time alternatives? I had the opportunity to review an early copy of a two-hundred page study released today by Pierre Khawand, Founder and CEO of People-OnTheGo. In this comprehensive study of more than 1000 business...

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Your Employee Is an Online Celebrity. Now What Do You Do?

Mixing social media and on-the-job duties can be a win-win. Or not. A growing number of professionals are using social media to build a personal, public identity—a brand of their own—based on their work. Think of an accountant who writes a widely read blog about auditing, or a sales associate who has attracted a big following online by tweeting out his store’s latest deals. Co-branded employees may exist largely below the radar...

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HR Tech Influencers: Jackye Clayton Recruiting Tools Writer And RT Queen

Jackye Clayton is recognized as a people expert who puts the Human in Human Resources. An international trainer, she has traveled worldwide sharing her unique gifts in sourcing, recruiting and coaching. Jackye offers dynamic presentations on topics related to leadership development, inclusionary culture development, team building and more. Her in-depth experience in working with top Fortune and Inc 500 clients and their employees has...

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HR Tech Influencers: William Tincup, KeyInterval Research

William Tincup is an expert on adoption of HR technology and a leading thinker on social media application for human resources. William has been blogging about HR related issues since 2007. He’s a contributor to Fistful of Talent, HRTechEurope and HRExaminer and also co-hosts a daily HR podcast called DriveThruHR. Tweet him @williamtincup and check him out on Facebook, Google+ and/or Instagram. Not up to speed in the social media...

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3 Awesome (And Free!) Social Media Tools To Enhance Your Training Program

Dan Steer is an expert in incorporating social media tools into his training. The man has no fewer than 12 social media accounts, and he uses them liberally to support his training programs. Dan’s philosophy for in-person training is fairly simple: Don’t do anything in the room that could be done outside the room. Why waste an hour on introductions at the beginning of your session when you can invite people to introduce themselves on...

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