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Which Is Best For HR Consultants—LinkedIn or Google+?
 For some time, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter have been the “big three” of social media, but a new and very powerful player has changed the social media landscape: Google+.

Best Practices in Service Recovery
HR consultants are often in the unenviable position of being somewhat caught between the needs of whoever hired them and other internal constituencies. Nevertheless, even when things go bad—and they sometimes do—consultants can recover and even generate loyalty that extends positive referrals and boosts credibility.

Generating Positive Online Reviews
In the old days we called them testimonials, and they were must-haves for HR and other consultants hoping to build business and boost their reputations.

Should You Join a Speakers Bureau?

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Referral Partners: Leveraging the Laws of Reciprocity
New clients come from multiple sources. One rich source of new business that may not always be top of mind for HR consultants is referral partners—other professionals who have a network of contacts that represent your potential clients.

Amping Up Your Social Media Profile
At this point in the 21st century, if you’re not actively engaged in social media to help boost your practice, you’re missing out. While not all tools will be appropriate for all HR consultants, there are three in particular that deserve a look: LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

 

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The Secret Wellness Motivator
Most traditional wellness programs dangle carrots, but can't really move the dial when it comes to lasting employee engagement. In this program, Brian Berchtold of hubbub health discusses the secret motivator that leads to sustained healthy behavior changes. Implement this strategy and not only will your employees thank you, their friends and families will too. 
 

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The ACE Advantage: How Smart Companies Unleash Talent for Optimal Performance a book about breaking the chain of historical assumptions about how talent should be managed and how human capital should be thought of.