Have you noticed that print media is shrinking? No, not the number of newspapers that are printed but the physical size of many major newspapers is getting smaller. Pages literally roll off of the presses at unbelievable speeds in a four page width that is cut in half and automatically folded into sections. Since the late 1800â€™s the standard width of this roll for US presses was 54 inches. With competition from other media sources,… Read More »Social Recruiting: Just As Fickle As Social Media
The answer to so many questions today is found in the one word â€œnetworking.â€ This is discussed in product marketing, sales training, recruiting, job searches, and just about anywhere that personal contact is necessary to begin some process. The keyword in this definition is â€œbeginâ€ because there is little value in simply collecting network contacts without doing something with them. As basic as this concept seems to be, we seem to get lost in the… Read More »Networking Is Only the Beginning
Taking a break from the multi-post themes of recent weeks, these articles were the product of thoughts that just happened to show themselves when the keyboard was silent. Stay tunedâ€¦ research is afoot for two additional themes in the near future. Â Mar 4 -Â An Old Motivational Story That Still Works -Â Why do we do what we do? I wonder at peopleâ€™s motivations when help is volunteered loudly and publically. Even worse, self professed experts change… Read More »Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – A Smorgasbord of Topics
Ask any group of people to define social media and there will be as many answers as there are people in the group. That is not a bad thing. It is different things to different people. There are arguments and agreements, problems and solutions, challenges and responsesâ€¦ that sounds just like real life, doesnâ€™t it? It is actually an artificial reality that mimics real life and the value of the exchange will always depend on… Read More »Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – All About Social Media
The only thing that limits the expansion of social media is the human brain and expanding technology to meet the needs of communication and curiosity. Todayâ€™s social media usage has gone far beyond science fiction of a few years ago, so perhaps there is a clue into how future needs will be met in the fiction writerâ€™s brainâ€¦ or the technology geek. There are also dark clouds on the horizon if we allow technology to… Read More »What Is Next in Social Media?