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


100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures From 2012: Huffington Post

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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 utilization rates that add up to two pivotal concepts: (1) social media is something that isn’t going away anytime soon and (2) ignore social media at the risk of missing out on a dynamic resource for information, talent and customers.

With so many choices—from Twitter and Facebook to LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google Plus—there is something for everyone.  Every platform has strengths and limitations, so if your business is finally taking the online plunge, choose carefully. Examine each one closely to devise a strategy that goes beyond the occasional Facebook post or Tweet.

Brian Honigman, Digital Marketing Executive at Mark Ecko Enterprises aggregated an impressive list of 100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures from 2012 for the Huffington Post:

Continue 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

facebook
(Photo credit: sitmonkeysupreme)

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 utilization rates that add up to two pivotal concepts: (1) social media is something that isn’t going away anytime soon and (2) ignore social media at the risk of missing out on a dynamic resource for information, talent and customers.

With so many choices—from Twitter and Facebook to LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google Plus—there is something for everyone.  Every platform has strengths and limitations, so if your business is finally taking the online plunge, choose carefully. Examine each one closely to devise a strategy that goes beyond the occasional Facebook post or Tweet.

Brian Honigman, Digital Marketing Executive at Mark Ecko Enterprises aggregated an impressive list of 100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures from 2012 for the Huffington Post:

Continue reading “It’s Not Too Late! Embrace Social Media in 2012”

Ex-BP Worker Files Whistleblower Suit Over Gulf Cleanup


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A former employee filed a whistle-blower lawsuit Friday against BP, claiming he was fired over concerns he raised about cleanup efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. August Wilson,  fired from a “state planning lead” position on the Mississippi cleanup, says that the oil company only cleaned up tar balls, ignoring other, smaller oil debris. Continue reading “Ex-BP Worker Files Whistleblower Suit Over Gulf Cleanup”