HR and Social Media Social Media has emerged as a powerful business and HR tool. This discipline deals with selecting appropriate Social Media sites and formats from the myriad options available and leveraging the same to create value for the organization. This requires an in-depth understanding of the key benefits and pitfalls of Social Media and managing these effectively in the organization’s context. This discipline emphasizes harnessing social media for effective Human Resource Management, which includes recruitment, collaboration and engagement. It also explores the non financial impact as well as the approaches for measuring the return on investment in Social Media. In addition, it outlines the future trends and implications of Social Media for HR professionals. Recent Articles Which Is Best For HR Consultants—LinkedIn or Google+?By Lin Grensing-Pophal 10/3/2013For 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+. Already overwhelmed with the multiple options and rapidly expanding time and...Give Employees with Disabilities an AssistBy Jennifer Taylor Arnold 8/19/2013Eli Hinson has worked for consulting giant Booz Allen Hamilton for 13 years, so she was surprised when her manager approached her last fall with a concern: Hinson’s manager and co-workers at headquarters in McLean, Va., had noticed an increasing...Time to Revamp Your Social Media Policy By Aliah D. Wright 8/19/2013Having a social media policy—and training employees to follow it—are critical practices for every organization. Even if your company is not using social media, you still need a policy because your employees are using it in their private lives and they...Read More Research Papers No Items are currently available. Please check again soon. Case Studies No Items are currently available. Please check again soon. Templates & Tools IBM’s Social Computing Guidelines 2/4/2013In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace...Employee Use of Social Media 1/22/2013Click here to Download theHow to Create a Profile for Your Organization on Social and Professional Networks 12/13/2012With the emergence of Web 2.0, most organizations today are discovering that maintaining a social media presence is no longer a choice, but a necessity. The first step to maintaining a social media presence is to create and maintain a profile for the...Read More Subject Matter Experts Gautam Ghosh 12/21/2012Gautam Ghosh is in charge of HR strategy and projects for Philips India and is based out of Gurgaon. In this role, he owns and drives the key strategic objective of making Philips India a strong Employer Brand by leveraging new emerging media and...Rajiv Dingra 10/9/2012Rajiv is the Founder and CEO of India’s leading social media agency - WATConsult. He has consulted and built several successful social media campaigns for over 40 clients in US, UK and India. A thought leader in the social media space, Rajiv has launched...Ravishankar B. 10/9/2012 Ravishankar is the Chief People Officer at MindTree. Prior to it, he was heading Organization Development and Effectiveness at HCL. This role involves business partnership with availability and productivity as core themes. His previous assignment was as...Read More Books & Publications No Items are currently available. Please check again soon.