Category Archives: Social Knows Series

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

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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.

The Best of 2012′s Social Media White Paper Goodness

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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.

Zombies Do Not Make Good Employees! [infographic]

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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]

Putting Social HR in Its Place: The Employee Lifecycle

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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.