HRExaminer Weekly Edition v4.34 Sep 6, 2013 Social Media is Paralyzing

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Social Media is Paralyzing HR

HRExaminer Weekly Edition v4.34 September 6, 2013

Feature: “Just when HR commits to one direction there will be a tweet or blog post that calls BS on that approach...And that’s before the infographics. How does HR ever feel comfortable with their job?”
– Paul Hebert

This Week’s Articles


Social Media is Paralyzing HRFeature: Social Media is Paralyzing HR
Think of it this way. It’s like driving your car by looking two inches in front of your bumper all the time.
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Buying My Friends BackBuying My Friends Back Every single thought, word, image, like, sharer, comment, posting or connection you make in social media is the entertainment that the big Social Media sell advertising on. Read Now »


Working For RichWorking For Rich
This is the best job ad and application process all rolled into one I’ve ever seen. It was so good I even applied for the job.
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Bob LefsetzBob Lefsetz
Bob Lefsetz ships his regular email to a large audience. The subject, generally, is the state of the music business.  As important is the state of Lefsetz.
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Five LinksFive Links This weeks Links: Confessions of a Tech Recruiter, The Right Way to Reject a Job Candidate, Isaac Asimov’s Forecasts about 2014 in 1954, Small Business Is Not The Engine of Job Creation, and The Gender Wage Gap Lie. Read Now »


The DreamThe Dream When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir.
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HRExaminer Radio: Episode #31: Will StaneyHRExaminer Radio: Episode #31: Will Staney Will Staney is an influential voice in the HR and recruiting space. He regularly speaks on new media marketing, recruiting strategies, and employer branding in the HR and social media conference circuits. Read Now »


Events and More


  • The HR Technology Conference (Las Vegas, Oct. 7-9, 2013) The HR Tech Industry’s town hall with Bill Kutik and cohost Steve Boese
  • HRTech Europe (Amsterdam, Oct 24-25)
  • HRExaminer Radio : Industry News and Commentary with guests. Fridays at 11am pacific (2pm EDT)

    They Can’t Hear You Webinar Series. 6 Webinars, one registration

    We can show you and your team how to attract attention in a world where no one is listening.

    • August 28, 2013 Session 1: Getting Things Straight – Heading to HRTech
    • Sept 4, 2013 Session 2: Defining Your Story
    • Sept 11, 2013 Session 3: The Writer’s Room
    • Sept 18, 2013 Session 4: Building an Influencer Network
    • Sept 25, 2013 Session 5: Making Your Message Compelling & Like-able
    • October 2, 2013 Session 6: Using networks to amplify your message
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This weeks Links: Confessions of a Tech Recruiter, The Right Way to Reject a Job Candidate, Isaac Asimov's Forecasts about...