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2011 Game Changer: David Sacks

September 29, 2011
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Founder and CEO, Yammer, San Francisco
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2011 Game Changer: Lisa Lyssand

September 29, 2011
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Global human resources director, BroadVision Inc., Redwood City, California
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2011 Game Changer: Tim Besse

September 29, 2011
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Co-founder and vice president of product and marketing, Glassdoor Inc., Sausalito, California
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New Tools Cast a Wider Social Network for Recruiters

August 22, 2011
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With the launch of BranchOut in July 2010 and BeKnown and Google Plus, which made their debuts in June, recruiters are trying to decide how to best use a dizzying array of tools to find top talent.
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Online Caf&eacute Serves Up a Heaping Helping of Training for Staff

June 20, 2011
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Studies suggest companies are getting comfortable using social software to drive employee learning. Cheesecake Factory, Kelly Services and Amway are among the early adopters.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Gauge Our Employee Culture After a Merger?

May 31, 2011
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We are planning to launch engagement surveys to our full-time employee population. We have purchased a few smaller companies in recent years and would like to ask a different set of questions to employees who have become part of our company as a result. Specifically, we wish to gauge how the acquisition was handled by our company, as well as the transition to being considered part of the parent company. Our motivation is to pinpoint areas of concern to the newly integrated employees, and to avoid repeating certain behaviors in future acquisitions. What are some suggested questions to use that would give us this kind of insight? —Building (or Repairing) Bridges, human resources adviser, marketing, Dallas
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Companies Look to Capitalize on Viral Voices

May 27, 2011
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Thanks in part to the explosion of social media, more employers are capitalizing on the credibility and power of employee word-of-mouth.
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Legal Experts Stress That Social Media Background Checks Create Risks

May 5, 2011
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Performing an Internet search on a job applicant is akin to interviewing them, according to a lawyer who spoke at a session on social media at the annual Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc. conference in Vancouver.
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TOOL Six Tips for Establishing Successful Corporate Social Networks

March 11, 2010
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Research firm Gartner warns that more than 70 percent of IT-dominated social media initiatives will fail by 2012. Here, social media veterans provide tips for launching effective social networks.
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