Posts Tagged: networking

How to Network at a Seminar/Conference

There isn’t a better way to find like-minded people than at a seminar. These peers can help you learn about different topics that will better your understanding and therefore, your business. Making new connections is key to furthering your career. Knowing how to network at a seminar is crucial. Here are a few tips. How to Prepare Prior to the Seminar: Come ready. Make sure you bring updated business cards. Know your goals—what do you want to get most out of this seminar? ... Read more

Blogging as a Hiring Resource

We’ve talked about blogging before in previous posts, specifically how a blog can further a business or HR department. But how can blogging be used as a hiring resource? Running a blog that is career-oriented can help you stand out against your peers. Whether you’re in-between jobs or have been working in the same career field for years, starting a professional blog has its benefits. Here are a few benefits to starting a career-oriented blog: Networking: When you are in charge of a blog ... Read more

Facebook Privacy and Networking: How-To

If you have a Facebook timeline, you might have noticed recently that the advertisements on your homepage have been suggestions based on what you have been looking at on other sites. It’s a bit creepy, right? This isn’t the first time that Facebook has been accused of taking away people’s privacy. It’s scary to think that your personal information is being compromised. If you have a problem with your privacy being invaded, it seems like the smartest thing to do is delete ... Read more

SAP to Acquire Fieldglass

Just yesterday, SAP announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fieldglass, a "provider of cloud-based vendor and labor management services." As Business Cloud News noted, SAP "said the acquisition will help bolster the company’s enterprise resource management offerings amongst businesses that require strong contingency-based resource management capabilities." With the rise in popularity of the cloud, more and more businesses have been looking for HCM software that utilizes the flexibility and scalability that the cloud offers. And with SAP's acquisition here, there's a ... Read more

4 Tips for Making the Most of a Business Conference

If you've been following our blog within the past couple of weeks, you've probably seen the many posts we've done recently on HR 2014. And even if you haven't been following our blog, if you're involved in the SAP HCM space, you're probably very familiar with the many HR and SAP HCM conferences that take place throughout the year. Business conferences are a great time to learn and to network--but there is certainly a right and a wrong way to go about attending ... Read more