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How Do We Preserve Our Culture in an Age of Virtualization?

September 5, 2012
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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
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Are Your Policies Updated to Account for Ohio's New Ban on Texting While Driving?

September 4, 2012
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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.
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Are You Allowed to Use Social Media at Work?

August 30, 2012
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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.
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Demand Up for Recruiters with Social Media Skills

August 29, 2012
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Recruiters with social media skills are most frequently recruited for jobs located in New York City, Chicago, Washington, Boston and Los Angeles.
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The IBM-Kenexa Deal Further Shows Talent Management Is Dead

August 27, 2012
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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.
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More on Educating Your Employees About Being 'Profersonal'

July 30, 2012
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How do you go about engaging in this education? The U.S. Olympic Women's Soccer team provides a great example.
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Does Your Social Media Policy Educate About Being 'Profersonal?'

July 30, 2012
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The takeaway might simply be that employers remind their employees to 'be professional' online, and that businesses will hold employees accountable for what they post that could cast the company in a bad light.
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820,000 Reasons to Have a Social Media Policy

July 19, 2012
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Employers need social media policies to establish the rules of road for employees, who do not understand that they can be held responsible for their off-duty, online activities.
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