HR Summit 2012- Ignite a Social Workplace with Impact99

  What started as a vision over a coffee a year ago in Vancouver is now an annual HR event like none other. We are just a few weeks away from unveiling the 2012 Impact99 website and launching registration. (You can get a sneak peak and sign up for the VIP list here)   So what is a "Social" workplace?  In a world where customers want to connect with the brands they like in a...

Posted in HR 2.0 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

25 Social Media tips from and for small biz

Leadership is not about knowing all the answers. Sometimes creating the SPACE for learning to happen is leadership enough. When 30 Squamish business leaders got together a little while back to give each other social media tips, here is what came up. 1. Contribute don't spam. Whichever social media you use the goal is to not solely promote yourself, but rather to create a cultural exchange...

Posted in HR 2.0 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

4 Tools that changed how I work

Media and Technology has transformed HOW I work, not to mention the kind of work I do. It is new within 18-24 months for me, actually every single tool here is new within that timeframe for me and now it's the new NORMAL for me and my company Impact People Practices. Here are 5 things that have made me more productive and more connected. My hope is that you will leave this post inspired to try...

Posted in HR 2.0 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

10 things I wish my manager realized about Social Media

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 register…. ...

Posted in Culture, Guest Bloggers, HR 2.0, Intergenerational, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Your employees as social media ambassadors

By guest blogger Elizabeth Lupfer As companies start to dip their toes into the social media waters, we have seen them implement a couple of different approaches. Some companies start with a small group of employees who are identified as brand ambassadors or official representatives of the company in social media networks. Other companies, such as Zappos and Best Buy, have given their...

Posted in Front Page, Guest Bloggers, HR 2.0 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment
Performance Optimization WordPress Plugins by W3 EDGE