Tag: Social Media

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Developing Solid Employer Social Media Policies

Social media has played an increasingly prominent role in our daily lives, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic as we’ve been largely quarantined for months. This is no less true for your employees than for the larger public. Therefore, it’s important to develop a solid social media policy so they know your expectations and you can […]

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Should You Check An Applicant’s Social Media Accounts?

When it comes to hiring, your company is looking for the best and brightest. But reading through resumes, perusing cover letters, reaching out to references, and hosting interviews can only tell you so much. How can you tell if an employee is going to fit into your company culture? How can you be certain they […]

Social Media Monitoring: What You Need to Know

When executives devise enterprise risk management strategies, the goal is often to protect the company from outside attacks or unforeseen events that could damage its reputation and integrity. The challenge for HR professionals, however, is finding a way to prevent the problems that occur inside an organization from sinking the ship from within.

Social Media Are Recruiters’ Strongest Allies When Attracting Top Talent

More companies are returning to a pre-pandemic head count, and recruiters need to look at other avenues to manage the hiring frenzy. This has created more job opportunities for top talent while removing preexisting geographic barriers. Remote work has allowed a recruiter in St. Louis to expand his or her candidate search from coast to […]

What to Know About Free Speech, Cancel Culture, and Your Business

The phrase “cancel culture” has become ubiquitous over the last couple years. It strikes fear in the hearts of social media influencers and public figures everywhere. One post in poor taste or the unearthing of a years-old tweet can bring a screeching halt to a politician’s campaign or an emerging artist’s rise to fame. So, […]

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Social Media and Recruiting

Do you use various social media sites during your recruiting process? Perhaps you at least post jobs on LinkedIn? For anyone not already doing so, you may be interested to know that there are quite a few ways social media sites can be used during the recruiting process.

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Employee Policies for Social Media

Politically and culturally, the American public seems more polarized than it has been. The rapid emergence of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and others means that virtually anyone can have a platform to share his or her views with the world in their rawest form.

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Identifying Free Online Training

Many employees seeing record unemployment numbers and a frightening economic outlook for at least the rest of 2020 and potentially beyond are understandably concerned about their long-term employment. Learning a new skill can be a great way to stand out among a crowd of jobseekers that is likely to grow considerably.

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What Are Jobseekers Hiding on Social Media?

If you’re using social media to recruit jobseekers, be warned that these potential employees may be hiding things from you in order to seem like the ideal candidate.

Facebook Post Lands HR Manager in Hot Water

Building on its reassertion that Title VII doesn’t cover sexual orientation, the federal appeals court in New Orleans recently ruled there is no protection for employees who complain about perceived sexual orientation bias either. An HR manager who posted her opinions on Facebook about a man trying on a dress—and was subsequently fired for unsatisfactory […]