On April 2, 2013 social media was officially deemed an acceptable venue for publicly traded companies to disclose material information to investors by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The new SEC ruling on social media stipulates that before companies use social media for material disclosures, they must alert investors where they’ll be doing so…

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Just how well does the broader human resources community get social media? The answer to that question and many more about the state of social media in HR are revealed in this podcast.   We talk to Tim Sackett (@TimSackett), EVP at HRU Technical Resources, a $40M IT and Engineering contract staffing firm and Recruiting…

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News and social media monitoring remains critical to effective social media marketing.  Because if you don’t know what people are talking about, you don’t know what’s important to them or where to focus your efforts. Since the announcement that one of the most popular social monitoring tools Google Reader will be discontinued on July 1,…

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Social media recruiting at Sodexo Careers involves much more than just a Linkedin presence and a blog. Under the guidance of Arie Ball, VP of Talent Acquisition, the Sodexo social media recruitment strategy encompasses the Sodexo Jobs mobile app, nearly a dozen managed communities tailored to specific job tasks and branded social media accounts on…

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Social media for recruiting best practices, using social media for recruiting and sourcing and screening candidates with social media are discussed in this episode by guests Steve Levy blogs at The Recruiting Inferno and Tom Bolt who blogs at Make HR Happen.   Topics discussed include:   Legal risks of identifying and screening candidates with…

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Natanya Anderson (@NatanyaP), Director Social Media and Digital Marketing at Whole Foods Market, which includes a branded Twitter account with over 3 million followers and more than 600 local social media accounts representing the grocery stores that are part of the chain. Natanya has a food blog and is a past president of the Austin…

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