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Study: 24 Percent in U.S. Prefer Social Media for Job Search

June 12, 2012
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Twelve percent of U.S. employees approved of personal use of social media at work, but 51 percent say social media has a negative impact on workplace productivity.
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The Last Word: Actually App-etizing

June 8, 2012
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If a company is debating the merits of apps and games in the hopes of enabling employees to learn, track, measure, compete and possibly get healthy, get in the game before it's game over.
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Employers Could Unlike Outcome of Facebook Password Requests

June 6, 2012
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No court has specifically addressed the legality of a social media background check. 'Privacy is very much a floating concept,' one expert says.
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LinkedIn Tops Social Sites for Recruiting: Report

June 5, 2012
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Seventy-seven percent of job openings are shared on LinkedIn, followed by Twitter at 54 percent. Facebook came in third with 25 percent.
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Starting a Social Wellness Program

June 3, 2012
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Social wellness tools won't do much if you don't establish objectives and a time frame for meeting them, says Jennifer Benz, a San Francisco-based employee wellness communications consultant.
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Can Social Media Produce Wellness Results?

June 1, 2012
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To win at employee wellness programs, companies are turning to online fitness challenges and Facebook-style social networks to boost workers' options, improve engagement and cut costs.
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Ohio Joins the Fray on Employers Asking for Social Media Passwords

May 30, 2012
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This is not a problem that needs fixing. Companies simply aren't engaging in the type of conduct this bill seeks to legislate.
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The New HR Software Landscape

May 23, 2012
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How recent acquisitions are changing the field of HR software, and the decisions customers need to make about the future.
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Salesforce.com Buys Its Way Into HR Software

May 23, 2012
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SAP, Oracle and other HR software vendors have a surprising new competitor thanks to the acquisition of Rypple by Salesforce.com.
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