New course: HR guide to social media

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Steve Bridger and I have launched a new course with Ark Training especially for HR and internal communications professionals looking at how social media is affecting their work and that of organisations.

An HR Guide to Social Media
29 July, 2010
London

The impact of social media and external relations is never far away from the news but how is it affecting internal communications and human resources? From the banal question of “Should I friend my boss on Facebook?” to bigger issues, such as the line between personal and professional communications and how to write a staff social media policy?

Both employers and employees need to be aware that the bar has moved.

The aim of this course is to help organisations understand this new landscape, the new challenges it brings and examine ways of understanding internal culture so that appropriate tactics and strategies can be implemented.

For further details and to book here.

How to: Governing social media at work

This is a wonderfully illustrated step-by-step guide around issues of social media governance by Fibonacci Design. It covers everything from the fears and benefits of social media through to thinking about creating policies. For anyone in the role of HR and communications this is really worth looking through.

The crisis in human resources

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“There’s a crisis in human resouces”: that was the central message of Sir Ken Robinson at the London Business Forum today.

Talking to business leaders about his latest book The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, Sir Ken described how most adults are unaware of what they are capable of and that most believe that work is something that has to be got through, rather than enjoyed. He believes that many people are detached from their talents and sense of purpose. Those who love what they do and have a personal sense of fulfilment are “in their element”.

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