Tag: Social Media

Best of EntertainHR 2023

Pop culture—the modern “popular culture” transmitted via the mass media and aimed particularly at younger people—shapes and is shaped by the world around us. And, with nearly 5.5 billion TV viewers worldwide, it’s no surprise that news in sports, music, and entertainment is at the forefront of many people’s media consumption. That said, HR leaders […]

Social Media and Candidate Assessment: Avoiding the Perils While Reaping the Potential

In the digital age, the lines between our personal and professional lives often blur, especially on social media platforms. For hiring managers and companies, these platforms present both opportunities and challenges. While social media platforms can yield valuable insights into potential candidates and serve as powerful branding tools, they also come with pitfalls that need […]

Workplace Social Media Etiquette and Usage

Social media is so ubiquitous today that it’s hard to imagine most people spending any substantial amount of time not engaged with social media. While the technology and delivery models are relatively novel, humans have always been social creatures, and social media is a virtual extension of that. Use of Social Media at Work But […]

Using Social Media to Build a Culture of Recognition: Strategies for Employee Engagement

We all work to live (at least in part). Still, sometimes a paycheck isn’t enough. Employee recognition programs are crucial for the success of any organization, as they help foster a positive work culture and boost employee morale. These programs are designed to acknowledge and appreciate employees’ hard work, dedication, and contributions and can take […]

Case Study: Former Employee’s Private Social Media Not So Private After All

A worker sued her former employer for wrongful termination in violation of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), claiming the employer’s conduct subjected her to severe emotional distress. On March 16, 2023, the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled her private social media accounts and personal cell phone records are relevant and must be turned […]

How Social Media is Changing the HR Landscape

Corporate HR duties were a little less hectic before social sites became a mainstay medium of communication. Now, there are dozens of major social media platforms that HR representatives need to keep tabs on to ensure employees are maintaining good conduct. Likewise, it’s a whole new window into learning about prospective new employees as a […]

4 Ways to Elevate Your Business’s Social Media to Attract Candidates

Despite the fact that social media could help brands connect with millions of people every day, so many companies still haven’t fully embraced social channels for recruitment. Social media recruiting may take a little time to get established, but once you’ve got a strategy in place, you’ll find it’s a highly effective way to attract […]

TikTok as the Hottest Job-Bashing Forum

Decades ago, the grumblings, complaints, and revelations of employees were limited to the watercooler. Outside of the office, those grumblings may have found their way to the dinner table or the local watering hole, but that was about the extent of it. Today, of course, social media has dramatically expanded the reach of anyone with […]

Monitoring Employee Social Media

Social media is ubiquitous. With our use of social media at an all-time high, employers must take extra care to protect company information. In a world in which employees are live streaming their “everything” on social media, employers must determine whether to monitor employee social media accounts. And it’s not uncommon for employers to do […]