Social Media CAN cost you a job, new survey shows


More Employers Finding Reasons Not to Hire Candidates on Social Media, Finds CareerBuilder Survey CHICAGO, June 27, 2013 (CareerBuilder.com)–While your social media profile can be a great asset in your job search, a new CareerBuilder study shows it can also end up costing you the job. More than two in five (43 percent) hiring managersContinue reading “Social Media CAN cost you a job, new survey shows”

Social Media Recruitment Report Card for 2012


In 2012, social media was hot! Which network actually made the grade? Which one will you use for social media recruitment? The past year gave us Pinterest, the marriage of Facebook-Instagram, even a hint that MySpace is making a comeback! (Who knows? Stranger things have happened!) In an infographic from marketing software provider Pardot, Facebook, Twitter,Continue reading “Social Media Recruitment Report Card for 2012”

It's Not Too Late! Embrace Social Media in 2012


100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures From 2012: Huffington Post If your company hasn’t embraced social media to support Human Resources departments –recruitment, hiring, onboarding, training, employee engagement and more—it is not too late! Now is the best time to develop a social media presence. 2012 was a banner year for social media, with staggering utilizationContinue reading “It's Not Too Late! Embrace Social Media in 2012”

It’s Not Too Late! Embrace Social Media in 2012


100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures From 2012: Huffington Post If your company hasn’t embraced social media to support Human Resources departments –recruitment, hiring, onboarding, training, employee engagement and more—it is not too late! Now is the best time to develop a social media presence. 2012 was a banner year for social media, with staggering utilizationContinue reading “It’s Not Too Late! Embrace Social Media in 2012”

New Calif. Employment Laws We All Should Know About


The California State Legislature was remarkably active in 2012, either modifying various employment laws or adding new laws in a variety of areas, including hourly wage, anti-discrimination and social media policies. Since California is a bellwether for trends affecting the entire country, every human resources professional should be aware of these changes. They may be widespread sooner than later.Continue reading “New Calif. Employment Laws We All Should Know About”

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