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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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Focusing on the Core

April 8, 2011
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New players are shaking things up in the human resource management software world by challenging traditional ‘core HR’ powerhouses with systems that some say add functionality and, in many cases, cost less.
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Niche Sites Gain Monster-Sized Following

March 22, 2011
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Today, some 100,000 Internet job boards vie for listings and résumés, double the number in 2000, and the job specific nature of the websites is becoming even more granular.
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Who Knows What Talent Lurks in the Heart of the Web?

March 21, 2011
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Part sleuth, part stalker, sourcers are researchers who use both traditional means to find job candidates and more unconventional ways, such as social media networking.
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Virtual Job Fairs Becoming More of a Reality

March 6, 2011
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For job seekers, virtual career fairs are appealing because they’re a way to get your foot in the door without having to walk out the door. Similarly, virtual fairs are growing in popularity with employers because they can significantly expand their reach nationally and internationally at minimal expense.
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Special Report on HR Technology: The Thought Police

March 6, 2011
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Some companies offer software to sniff out social media posts, but such programs raise the question: Does Big Brother belong in the workplace?
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Investment Advisers Fear Factor Spikes Amid SEC Social Media Sweep

February 17, 2011
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Regulators’ ramped-up scrutiny regarding the use of social networking sites is seen as unsettling; ‘specific guidelines’ are sought.
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Social Recruiting Survey

February 17, 2011
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The survey was answered by 265 recruiters and recruiting managers and 134 senior recruiting officials.
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