Category Archives: Human Resources

Out of Office: Job Training

I’ve been thinking a lot about how we learn, and how social media can effectively support professional development. For the past few years, I’d coached gifted and talented kids in critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity, the 4Cs of 21st … Continue reading

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LinkedIn May Provide Clues for Creating A Better Personnel System

  As a human resources manager, hiring the right people and decreasing the turnover rate were the top two priorities. In order to have the whole picture, not only the internal information is needed, the current states in the job … Continue reading

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When New Technologies Meet Recruiting

Last week, I experienced how social media has changed talent acquisition. New technology is changing the recruitment as well- big data and algorithms, and this is referred as “people analytics.” Combining these tools, recruitment has become totally different than before. … Continue reading

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Social Media trumps the personal website

A few years ago I decided to set up a professional website on which I could share content such as my resume and other information; I later transitioned that site to a personal one in which I could share photos, … Continue reading

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Autism, Social Media, and Business

Last summer I had the opportunity to begin mentoring within SAP’s Autism at Work program, which looks to integrate people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with the rest of the workforce. People with ASD can have challenges making eye contact, … Continue reading

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Be careful on your social media

Yesterday, a news from Daily Trojan caught my eyes, USC Admissions responds to survey on social media. According to the news, the USC Admissions Center claimed that it only looks at applicants’ social media profile in extraordinary cases in response … Continue reading

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Responsible For All of Time

Not Penn (State!): Dean Furda revealed to be Penn State alumnus — Daily Pennsylvanian (@dailypenn) March 25, 2015 Uh-oh, we have a crisis on our hands at Penn. Our beloved Dean Furda has lied and did not attend Penn. … Continue reading

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Social Media: Beyond the post

It is a well known and common practice for companies to refer to social media when evaluating a potential candidate for a position. Anyone familiar with this industry tradition knows to either carefully set their privacy settings for their social network posts, … Continue reading

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Tweeting a Guide to Behavior Management

Twitter recently compiled data that broke down users emotions and behaviors by month and date for 2013.  Not surprisingly,  users were late for work with more regularity on weekdays during summer months than the months in fall, winter, or spring. … Continue reading

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Memo to Employers: You will not win against the Internet

The Evil HR Lady (one of my favorite HR bloggers) recently published a piece called “8 Tips to Prevent a Social-Media Meltdown.” Her tips come in response to a blunder that Applebee’s made recently. Reportedly, a waitress at Applebee’s was … Continue reading

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