Posts Tagged: social media

HR2015 Photo Update: Day 2

If you've been keeping up with ICG on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn, you'll know that through the rest of the week I'll be attending the HR2015 Conference in Las Vegas. I have already spoken at my five sessions and was an expert at Ask-the-Experts. I look forward to a more relaxed couple of days at the conference. Check out some pictures from HR2015 Day 2:   Check back later this week for more photos and updates from HR2015. And in the mean time, for more updates about ... Read more

HR2015 Las Vegas | March 3-6 Recommended Schedule

HR2015 is right around the corner and the Agenda Builder has been released. There are many options at each time slot and choosing can be difficult. Below is the recommended schedule we put together to get the most out of the conference. March 3, 2015 9:00 AM - Tower Ballroom 2 How moving your HR to the Cloud is like the game “Snakes and Ladders” Mike Ettling, SAP Keynote panel: Cloud: What, why, and how David Ludlow, SAP Roland Cloutier, ADP Tony Coyle, Capgemini 11:15 AM - Raphael 3 Field-tested strategies ... Read more

How Social Media Can Enhance Your Seminar Experience

During the month of September, we talked a lot about getting the most out of your seminar experience. This week, we will talk about how to use social media during a seminar and how it can improve your seminar experience. For starters, social media has become a great way to share the notes you take during presentations. If you don’t have a twitter set up yet, take some time before attending the seminar to do so. Familiarize yourself with the site so ... Read more

Using YouTube for Your Business

With the impact of Facebook, twitter, and LinkedIn on the world of business, we have forgotten about a major component that more and more businesses are using to build their clientele: YouTube. More than 1 billion users visit YouTube each month, and YouTube reaches more United States adults ages 18-34 than any cable network. Watching videos is growing in popularity, and many people would rather watch a video instead of reading a large chunk of information. In order to adapt to the ... 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

3 Takeaways from Last Week’s Shutterfly Mishap

A few months back, we discussed how social media has a large number of uses in HR, from finding new recruits to managing and branding your company. What we didn’t mention then was how social media can help in crisis management. A few weeks ago, Shutterfly (a company who helps its customers turn photos into photo books, stationery, and countless other gifts) accidentally sent out an email to many of its customers congratulating them on their new arrivals. The problem was that ... Read more

Is “Unplugging” Right for Your Business?

In recent years, there’s been an increase in people speaking out against certain types of technology and our dependency on the Internet, smart phones, social media, and iPads (to name a few). In March, there’s even a National Day of Unplugging that asks people to pledge against using their phones, social media, and the Internet for twenty-four hours. In a recent article published on the New Yorker's website, Casey N. Cep wonders how the digital age turned into the age of technological anxiety. ... Read more

How a Blog Can Make Your Business Better

In February, we talked about how HR can effectively use social media. A blog is an extension of social media, and in many ways can do more for your business than what Facebook or Twitter alone can. Blogging can be a great tool for HR departments, especially when trying to drive potential clients to your website. Here are a few examples of how a blog can be a great addition to your business: Accountability: In order to write an efficient business blog, you ... Read more

4 Ways for HR to Use Social Media

While SAP HCM represents an incredible opportunity for HR departments to manage their workforce when used correctly, there are other tools and strategies that HR can deploy for recruiting, branding, and even management. In today's day and age, social media is a great tool across all of those aforementioned categories. From recruiting new employees to managing current ones, social media has a surprisingly large number of uses in HR. If you're struggling to find ways to effectively use social media, don't worry. See ... Read more