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Special Report on Social Media: You Can't Take Your Online Contacts With You ... or Can You?

June 6, 2011
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As companies rush into the worlds of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, some are discovering sticky issues when employees engaged in corporate social media activity depart.
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Out of Site: Remote Possibilities

June 6, 2011
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More employers are benefiting from a mobile workforce through improved productivity, increased employee satisfaction and reduced costs, but they also face new management challenges.
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Tips for Managing Mobile Workers

June 5, 2011
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From collaboration to prepping the tech help desk at the home office, constant communication is the key to successfully managing a mobile workforce.
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Small, Midsize Firms Overlook Social Media Risks, Legal Experts Say

June 3, 2011
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Small and midsize businesses rarely purchase social media coverage, several experts say. It’s usually the largest companies that purchase such protection.
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SuccessFactors Research Ties Performance Management to Stock Market Success

May 31, 2011
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The report, based on 153 publicly traded SuccessFactors customers, is part of a growing body of research quantifying the link between particular people management practices and business results.
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Employers Ending the Paper Chase by Communicating Benefits Online

May 17, 2011
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The days of distributing paper insurance contracts and summary plan descriptions are dying out as virtual fairs and quirky videos inform employees and their families about their benefits options.
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HR Software Feels a Shift Following SuccessFactors, Lawson Deals

May 9, 2011
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The moves signal the rise of publicly traded SuccessFactors as a comprehensive talent management technology provider while also ending Lawson's run as an independent vendor of human resources and other business software.
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HR Tech Goes Social

May 9, 2011
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Recruiting led the way. Now software for employee recognition, collaboration, even wellness is being integrated into Facebook and other online networks, or mimicking them behind the company firewall.
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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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Five Things to Consider When Developing a Social Media Strategy

April 24, 2011
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HR managers can help their organizations utilize these sites while mitigating risk by creating a detailed policy for employees to follow and giving them the training they need to use the sites correctly.
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