Online Privacy and Why Pinterest Should "Binterested"

For once in my life I’m skeptical. And for you die-hard Pinterest fans, I hope you’ll bear with me as I explain my current disinterest in Pinterest.

I can’t get my sister-in-law to interact with me on Facebook. But she freaking LOVES Pinterest. And has been trying to get me to use it for a couple of months. And given the recent chatter on Social Media Today, I finally broke down this past Saturday and joined using my Facebook account to establish my Pinterest profile.

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Hire Good People So You Can Operate As a Good Company

I consider myself very philosophical. But I do not like the proverbial chicken and egg question. And I get asked this a lot: What do you think comes first? A great company to work for or great people who work there?  To me it’s just an exercise in futility because, at the end of the day, one doesn’t exist without the other. That is, without good people, it’s extremely difficult for an organization to be great. And vice versa. In 2009, employee turnover cost U.S. businesses an estimated $300 billion. The staggering cost of employee turnover can be viewed as simply the cost of doing business, however, additional damage occurs when turnover is compounded by poor hiring and management practices. (The Real Cost of a Bad Hire, TEK Systems)

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#Infographic: 100 Best Companies Aren't Just Good Places to Work, They're Engines of Employment

The best companies employ about 1.6 million people, or 1.1% of the U.S. workforce. They’re not just good places to work — they’re engines of employment. Here’s a look at the list by size of employer and by jobs added (or lost) last year. This is an excellent companion to CNN Money’s 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Of note: Microsoft lost the most employees (over 2K) and Google added the most (7K).

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Who’s Who in Social HR Technology

Welcome to our Who’s Who list of companies who specialize in Social HR technology.

Are you in HR technology and wondering what options you have in software vendors? Or are you wondering what technology companies are transforming HR into more social functions? Then look no further. The list below has been collected from a couple of online sources as well as from our own research. The companies are listed in alphabetical order, but sortable by product solution. If you feel a company has been listed incorrectly or if you are a representative of the company and wish to modify your information, please contact us.

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