Archive for the ‘Employee Relations’ Category

How your Personal Branding on Social Media Affects your Recruitment Possibilities

clip_image002If you are still under impression that only your resume and technical & communication skills are considered while recruitments, you need to revise your assumptions, especially if you are a job seeker and active on various social media platforms. Your social media activities have a major impact on your recruitment possibilities. Gone are the days when potential recruiters would just study your resume, talk to your recommenders, test your technical skills, ...

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11
Sep
2015

Moments to Cherish!

5th anniversary_WindchimesSo many new things on the block, loads of new accounts and bag full of outstanding work. This is how the year was and we hope that the forthcoming years bring in success and prosperity too. We are extremely excited! The 5th year is extremely special to us as with this new step that we take into the thrilling year ahead, we would like to thank all those who have been a part of us and have ...

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3
Oct
2013

Socializing with your employees: Part II

Continuing from where we left of, we shall now see how social media platform can be used to improve the structure and efficiency of an organization. Collaborating for Success With help of any given platform, an organization can help teams work       ● More effectively and efficiently       ● Ensure teams have access to most accurate and up to date information       ● Enable remote working                 IBM Collaborative blog from IBM This not only leads to better work output but also builds connection. When employees feel connected to their organization, a ...

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2
Sep
2011

Applying Social Media for Recruitment

A Human Resource personal’s most important task is to hire best available talent for a position that will lead to substantial growth of an organization. Indirectly, the HR role becomes as significant as any other department. Earlier, industry contacts and expertise were the best methods to locate a perfect match. But today, things are a little different. Changing Playgrounds While contacts are still very important source for finding a key member for a team, recruiters are also looking to social media and finding success in spotting the right person to hire, regardless of the type of organization or industry they work ...

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1
Jun
2011

Who is afraid of Social Media? – Part 3

Now that you have read part 1 and part 2 of ‘Who is afraid of social media’, hope you enjoy the last and final part of the series as much as the earlier ones. ‘We don’t know if our workforce will be excited about social media’ A very valid concern. Sometime employees might just not be ready to embrace social media and its toolss. However, one needs to remember, that most of the younger workforce have already embraced social media to a large extent and the others will too, given time and encouragement. It might make sense to start the reluctant workforce on ...

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31
Dec
2008

Who is afraid of Social Media? – Part 2

In the second part of the series on – ‘Who is afraid of social media?’ – we continue to focus on the concerns that stop social media from playing a key role in internal communication. ‘Our culture is very different’ Yes it’s true that social media works better if the organisation has a young, tech-savvy workforce with a flat structure and a democratic and open culture. But there are enough examples across the world where conservative companies with an older workforce have met with social media success. All it needs is time, patience and consistent efforts. It is important to recognise the company ...

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30
Dec
2008

Who is afraid of Social Media? – Part 1

I find most corporate communicators are wary of social media when it comes to Internal Communications. While they are more than happy to embrace social media otherwise; when it comes to marketing to the internal consumer, a very important constituency in any good communicator’s plan, they will not touch social media with a ten-foot barge pole. Today, I will try to help you understand what stops most internal communicators from using social media to increase and strengthen relationships with their consumers – the employees. In the old way of doing things, companies make use of intranets or websites as static tools. Employees ...

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29
Dec
2008