Finding knowledgeable staff to execute social media tasks ranked as the second-most cited hurdle.Read More
There's a small but growing number of recent journalism-school graduates who are eschewing conventional career paths to newspapers, magazines and even internships and choosing instead to launch their own digital startups.Read More
A new ComPsych poll runs contrary to other surveys that indicate that tools such as Facebook distract employees during work hours.
Social media policies that define what employees can talk about and how employers will monitor them help organizations protect their intellectual property while giving workers a framework for online communication.
Among other things, a policy should explain why breaking the rules could hurt the company.
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.
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.Read More
No court has specifically addressed the legality of a social media background check. 'Privacy is very much a floating concept,' one expert says.
Seventy-seven percent of job openings are shared on LinkedIn, followed by Twitter at 54 percent. Facebook came in third with 25 percent.Read More
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.Read More