Wednesday, 27 November 2013

How to Use Social Media to Motivate Your Employees Infographic

Have you heard that Social Media is good only for killing time of your employees? Think again as 46% of organizations doesn't think so. Our speaker at Multi-generational Workforce Management Martina Mangelsdorf understands well what Social Media mean for the Generation Y:

"Gen Yers value affiliation and community. Contrary to popular belief, they do have a strong sense of loyalty, except that it’s not towards employers or institutions but towards a select group of people representing their self-chosen tribe. Collaborating with members of their (virtual) community is an expression of trust and appreciation for one another and social media merely is a tool to facilitate this cooperation. It’s simply part of Gen Y’s communication habits which they naturally aim to extend into the workplace." Read her blog post 

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Monday, 25 November 2013

4 Great Examples of Using Social Media to Enhance Employee Motivation and Engagement.

Has your level of satisfaction and motivation ever been bolstered from receiving a company award? That's how recognition works, especially public recognition like that on social media. Likes, tweets, shares, badges, prizes, social recognition ….
A recent study by Towers Watson shows that 56% of employers use social media (blogs, social networks, instant messaging and streaming audio/video) as part of their overall internal communication strategy, but only 4 out of 10 rated social media as effective for this purpose. Let's quickly check a few great examples and get inspired: 

Monday, 11 November 2013

Eliminating the Imperfect Human Element

No, this blog-post will not be about Skynet becoming self-aware, and starting a war against the human race. It will be about using data in various HR processes.  

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