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Do You Social HR? Accepting Submissions for Social HR “IT” List

Social-HR-and-the-Employee-Lifecycle-by-The-Social-Workplace-(short)You do? Then submit your company to appear in the Social HR “IT” List.

The Social Workplace believes there are two key areas of social HR transformation: 1) implement high performing systems that streamline business and people processes to enable productivity; and, 2) leverage the employee lifecycle to create a sustaining and engaging experience that drives relevancy and adoption.

In creating the Putting Social HR in Its Place infographic, I broke down the employee lifecycle and identified opportunities to socially transform each area. As a result, I’m  frequently asked to name companies that provide products or solutions to enable this social transformation. So, I’d like to put a list together that aligns the need with the solution — companies who need to socially transform their learning processes can easily find a company that provides a solution.

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The Best of 2012’s Social Media White Paper Goodness

Are you addicted to white papers, just as I am? Well, my friends at Awareness, Inc. have put together an epic list of the top 10 social media whitepapers of 2012. Enjoy the white paper goodness. And try to tweet every once in a while so we know you’re still there, K?

Source: Awareness Inc.

To help you understand important shifts in the social media landscape and how they affect marketing, Awareness Inc combed through the juiciest research findings from 2012, pulling out 10 studies and 30 essential takeaways for any successful marketer and created a guide to help you with them . The ten white papers included are:

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50 Shades of Engagement

50 Shades of Engagement

Update: A version of this post was published on Ragan Communications: “50 definitions of employee engagement” on August 6, 2012. Thank you so much to everyone who contributed to this post!

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Zombies Do Not Make Good Employees! [infographic]

Having a warm body fill that vacant seat in your office may seem like a better option than nothing, but beware: Your new hire could be a zombie.

No, not the living dead type. More like the deadbeat variety.

A bad employee could cost you upwards of $50,000 when all is said and done. While salary makes up part of the figure, to really calculate the full cost, you have to factor in recruiting, lost business, training and possible legal action. [Mashable]

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Putting Social HR in Its Place: The Employee Lifecycle

Social HR and the Employee LifecycleWhen I present social business as my passion, the typical listener assumes I’m talking about Yammer, Facebook or Sharepoint. It’s interesting to see how they can easily confuse social platforms as the same as being a social business. But it’s not.

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Why Social Privacy Needs to be a Social Priority [Infographic]

Original source: The Sad State of Social Media Privacy [Infographic], MDG Advertising

The relationship between social media and privacy has long been a controversial one, but with recent privacy breaches, ever-changing privacy settings and an overall increase in the things we share in social media, there is now renewed attention to the troublesome topic. To shed some light on where consumers stand on social media privacy issues, MDG Advertising created an enlightening infographic that shows consumers’ levels of trust, feelings of control, and attitudes toward online privacy and protection. It also offers insight on what consumers ultimately want in terms of social media and privacy. With consumers becoming more and more concerned about protecting their privacy in the social media era, social networks must make privacy a priority in order to keep consumers as fans and followers.

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