A couple of weeks ago, I was visiting my 15 month old grandson, Roudi. He had just started to say his first words and was so excited to try to communicate these with me. You could see the wonder in his eyes as he showed me his toys and was trying to voice their…

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    I love this blog post from blogger Andy Headworth and his SironaSays blog.  Thank you Andy, for permission to republish your post! ~Christine How famous film quotes highlight some social media myths The use of social media in the last 12 – 18 months has become a widespread tool in the business toolbox (although…

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Oops!! When well-known organisations make big social media blunders, what can it mean for HR? Blogger Kyle Lagunas has something to say about that in the following guest post. He highlights some very public blunders that occurred in 2011 involving such well-known sources as Qantas, Ashton Kutcher and even the Red Cross.  What implications do…

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David Zinger is a sought after author, educator, coach, and consultant focused intently on employee engagement. We are delighted to have him share his “10 Principles of Employee Engagement” on the Impact People Practices blog. 

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Now, don’t get me wrong – I am not complaining or implying that my manager doesn’t know much about Social Media, or saying that managers in general don’t know much about social media, but as someone who uses it not only personally but also professionally, there are a few things that I find don’t always…

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Here is a short interview that I did with an HR peer about using social technology in the workplace; I was the interviewer. ME: What do you think of employees using social technology in the workplace? CLEVER HR PEER:  Well, I’m not really sure… it appears that our employees who are on their Facebook are…

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As a 40-year veteran of the world of work (I did start young, OK?) I am definitely in the boomer category though like many of my generational cohort I’ve had multiple different  careers in that time – starting our new careers along with new career Gen-Xers; maybe even very early new career Gen-Yers.  That may…

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