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Jun 2
Branding, it’s a lifestyle, not a choice.
2 Jun, 2014. 0 Comments. Branding. Posted By: Colton Joseph
Recently, I reentered the dating world. In order to enjoy the full 21st century dating experience one obviously has to embrace the world of the Internet. My suspicion of the whole process led me to enlist for the one with the self-advertised magic algorithm. Once one is paid up and answers a billion questions, your information is put before those most likely to be a perfect match. It’s a blend of science and location. So here we are. Technology has solved yet another problem. How to meet the future Mrs. Almost Perfect. Let’s assess the technology applied and the traditional obstacles…
Mar 12
Tweet Your Way to an Upbeat Workforce
12 Mar, 2014. 0 Comments. Social Media. Posted By: s2eadmin
As of December of 2013, the Pew Institute states that about 18% of American Internet users are on Twitter.  Despite all the hype about Tweeting to promote jobs and build relationships with potential candidates, that figure – 18% – doesn’t seem all that impressive, does it?  It’s true that Facebook boasts a membership within the United States alone that dwarfs Twitter’s, and while LinkedIn’s U.S. membership base is not dramatically higher than Twitter’s, at least its members tend to participate for business reasons. So why should you focus some of your limited recruiting energy on Twitter? One word: Culture. Article…
Mar 12
Internal Social Networks: Gimmick or Corporate Advantage?
12 Mar, 2014. 0 Comments. Social Media. Posted By: s2eadmin
According to Facebook’s self-stated statistics, more than 128 million of their users who visit Facebook daily reside in the United States (U.S.), with more than 1 billion total users around the world. The U.S. just Census data indicates that as of July 4, 2012 the American population reached just over 316 million people. Therefore, close to half of U.S. residents access Facebook on a daily basis. While these statistics specifically illustrate the adoption of the Facebook forum, they also more broadly indicate that this format is comfortable and readily adoptable by a significant segment of the population. People like communicating…
Mar 12
Social Media (and Email) Lessons Learned From WikiLeaks
12 Mar, 2014. 0 Comments. Social Media. Posted By: s2eadmin
(Originally written in February of 2011…yet still relevant today) It’s almost impossible these days to be unfamiliar with the fervor about WikiLeaks. In fact, thanks to almost constant recent media attention, even if you never log on to the Internet, you’re bound to know that WikiLeaks is under fire for their practice of publicly and dramatically “outing” questionable company and government actions. Many people around the world are outraged by WikiLeaks’ guerilla practices, while many others celebrate and defend WikiLeaks as the protectors of transparency and freedom of information. No matter where your opinion falls on the spectrum between love…
Mar 12
Diversity: It’s Not a Trend, It’s a Necessity
12 Mar, 2014. 0 Comments. Diversity. Posted By: s2eadmin
In Human Resources and Recruiting, as in any industry, the focus on particular programs and strategies periodically adjusts to highlight a topic either that is new or that has been outshined by something else for a while. In our industry, the attention of articles and agencies meanders from employer branding, employee retention, job posting sites, applicant tracking systems and employee referral programs to, these days, social media and mobile web tools, just to name a few. Every one of these topics is relevant and important to the success of recruiting and HR organizations, and, to be fair, as mere mortals…