Social Media & HR: What we can learn from Hyatt Hotels

In my continued search for innovative HR departments tapping into the OPPORTUNITY that comes from becoming more social and open I found the Facebook page for HYATT CAREERS. The man behind the page, which now boasts over 19,000 fans and counting is Randy Goldberg VP of Recruiting for Hyatt Hotels. For those of you not familiar with the Hyatt Hotel brand, here is a little snapshot....

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What HR needs to do differently- part 2

  This is the second in a series of posts taken from fan and follower answers on the  The Impact Facebook fan page. You can read the 1st post here and these don't have to be read in order.  A few days ago, we posted this question on the Impact Facebook page: What does HR need to do DIFFERENTLY given changes we are seeing in how people want to work and what type of workplaces they want...

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What HR needs to do differently- part I

{EAV_BLOG_VER:f1d635404c77b0f9}   This is the first in a series of posts taken from fan and follower answers on the  The Impact Facebook fan page. We are seeing on this page some of the brightest minds in business today, all talking about the opportunity for more connected workplaces;  of HR taking on new roles; of employee engagement redefining itself....

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The power of ONE. $1 per fan. ONE big need.

For the first 1000 fans of the Impact People Practices Facebook page, I am donating $1 per fan to a charity close to my heart. ONE fan, ONE dollar. ONE big need. So the first 1000 fans of Impact People Practices aren't just joining a community on Facebook of innovative leaders passionate about creating more connected workplaces. They are also raising  $1000 towards BC Children's Hospital...

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10 ways for companies to be “cool” with social tools

Recently I had the chance to share some insights with local HR practitioners in Whistler about dipping their toes in the waters of social and technology tools to increase the level of engagement in their organizations. The most important thing to remember before you read this list though is this. If your organizational culture CURRENTLY does not reflect a respect for creativity, innovation,...

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