Tag: social media

A Social Carnival of HR

Welcome to this month’s carnival of HR. I invited everyone to reflect on the topic: How Social is Your HR? And I am happy to say that most of you share the thought that there is a place for Social in HR. At the same time, you feel we are not there yet: we have some way to go before…

Guest Post: Are You Anti-Social?

I’m honored to host a guest post this month by Christopher de Mers (@ChristopherinHR), who wrote this post especially for the Social Carnival of HR! Anti-Social Are you anti-social? We realize a social “footprint” is expected today. With over 90% of recruiters using some form of social media (SoMe) you raise concern by not having a presence of some type.…

The Trouble with Klout

Those who read my blog know that I have been writing about Klout a few times before (Do you have Klout? & Klout revisited)  to understand how online influence can be determined. This week I am adding to that because I went away for a few days and was unable to tweet. Look at what happened to my Klout score: As soon…

Do you have ‘Klout’?

Reputation is important. Especially if you work in professional services, reputation is the difference between a steady stream of contracts and none at all. There are many tools on the web that claim to measure reputation and influence. Unfortunately, most of them do not disclose how they calculate your final score: they will mention sophisticated algorithms, making it sound very…