California could become the latest state to ban employer access to private social-media sites used by employees. A law passed by the state Legislature last month still must get the approval of Gov. Jerry Brown, who has until the end of the month to sign it.Read More
You may not be convinced that workplace technology (which includes social media and mobile devices) is not the key issue currently facing employers. This survey, however, says otherwise.Read More
As companies look for ways to spur collaboration and efficiency, they are naturally drawn to software tools that break down barriers and foster better communication—and human resources needs to be leading this transformation, experts say.
The acquisition of work management tools could change the human resources software landscape.Read More
Our company has been successful because we keep things on a personal level between our senior managers and employees. We don't want to lose that close-knit feel, but we also see the value of using virtualization. How do we incorporate the technology while preserving our culture?
—Vexed by Virtualization, HR generalist, construction/engineering, Indianapolis
Remind employees that texting while driving is not only against the law, but also against company policy. Your insurance carriers, and, believe it or not, your employees and their families, will thank you.Read More
Companies cannot promulgate a disconnect between their external social media efforts and their internal social media policies. Openness to the public at-large will cause resentment among your employees if you restrict internal access. It sends a mixed (and wrong) message.Read More
Recruiters with social media skills are most frequently recruited for jobs located in New York City, Chicago, Washington, Boston and Los Angeles.
Big Blue doesn't see talent management as big. Or at least not as big as data mining and social networking. And I'd say IBM is right.Read More