The most puzzling social recruiting campaign we’ve ever seen
This security agency is offering lessons in finding the right talent. Its approach might be ingenious, or just utterly confusing - either way you need to see this.
Lighter side: Nonsensical tweets land exec in hot water
Tweeting insults about colleagues, even nonsensical ones, is a sure-fire way to land yourself in trouble, as former PayPal director of strategy Rakesh Agrawal discovered.
Another Twitter disaster, another HR lesson
Here’s another reason why HR needs to be involved in the social media process, if only to arrange training and establish good policies.
Fired for “shaming Canadians”?
A Canadian contributor to CNN news coverage was fired from his day job for tardiness… and bringing shame to our nation.
PS I love you: Office worker’s secret revealed in farewell email
Instead of the traditional farewell message, one departing IT employee took his final message to his 1,000 colleagues as an opportunity to reveal a deep dark secret.
How not to respond to job seekers
A scathing email rejection from the host of an online job bank to a job seeker has gone viral and is serving as a timely reminder how haunting social media can be.
How HR can get in front of a social media crisis
When a crisis looms, communicating with your staff is crucial to avoid a potentially damaging and costly flare-up on social media.
LinkedIn’s new feature and how it can boost employer branding
LinkedIn has opened up its publishing platform to all members, adding another tool to HR’s employer branding arsenal.
Lighter side: Dead or alive you’re employing me: Dealing with office robots
Detroit police have them and the government have been employing them for years, but how will you cope when the machine revolution comes rolling down your halls?
Weekly Wrap: HR loses labour law expert, Hudak loses labour law skirmish
What news did you miss in the HR world this week? Here’s HRM’s Weekly Wrap.