5 reasons your social media recruitment strategy is failing

You’re probably wondering what kind of results other recruitment businesses and teams are getting on social media. You’re probably also wondering whether your business is missing out—and whether that should be a cause for concern or not. I’d like to lift the lid on this subject and share with you the kinds of results you can expect. Plus, I’ll help you to figure out how you can improve the results you’re getting—because you’re going...

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Employee’s Twitter Hatin’ Costs Him Unemployment Benefits

(Editor’s Note:  Mixed signals by Federal and State Agencies have got employer’s mystified.  What kind of policies should an employer have?  How can employees be disciplined?  Can employees protect themselves from social media disparagement?  If you have found a way to handle social media during these uncertain times, tell us about.) An employee getting fired for caustic social-media posts is so 2011. Having an application...

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Managing, mentoring and working with millennials

Two-thirds of corporate recruiters say their organization has a difficult time managing millennials and a similar number of executives give millennials low grades for work preparedness

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Top 10 guidelines for social media background checks

A recent survey reported that nearly half of all employers conduct social media background checks on job candidates. This practice has included requiring candidates to disclose their usernames, passwords, and other credentials that provide access to their Facebook and Twitter accounts, blogs, e-mail, and other Internet content for the prospective employer’s review. Federal and state legislators have responded with a flurry of efforts...

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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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