Posts tagged with Human Resources

The essential first step toward digital transformation

Many people wonder where they should start with a digital transformation programme. The most obvious place, since we are talking about 'digital' transformation, is technology.

Starting transformation with technology may include doing things like revamping the website, building an app, or even purchasing a marketing cloud to show that your company is, indeed, on its way to becoming digitally transformed.

Doing so, however, may be a big mistake.

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HR departments are feeling the pain of digital disruption

Just as digital has allowed marketing and ecommerce teams to become more customer centric, digital is also helping HR departments to become more employee centric.

Econsultancy invited 12 senior HR and Learning & Development professionals to our London office to discuss what Digital Transformation means to them.

We wanted to find out how the industry is measuring and improving digital skills and what impact is digital having on organisational structures and procedures? Here’s what we learned.

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How social media can help with recruitment

If there is one thing job candidates are becoming better and faster at, that’s gathering information on social media about companies they might want to work for. 

From friends of friends who work at an organisation, to Instagram photos showcasing glimpses of company’s culture & life, there are a number of ways for recruits to find out more about their future employer.

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Why are Asian banks letting the HR department run their LinkedIn page?

As a marketer I shudder when I see a valuable communications channel like a LinkedIn company page being misused by non-marketing people such as human resources (HR).

What a missed opportunity to engage, inspire and market your company.

Would you let your HR team create your corporate website? Of course not.

So why are they allowed to be anywhere near your LinkedIn company page where they can do untold amounts of damage to your brand by not engaging and communicating?

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How to win at recruiting in five steps

The difficulties tech companies, particularly in the Silicon Valley area, are having recruiting engineering talent, has been attracting lots of attention lately. For technology companies of all shapes and sizes, people are a huge asset, and that means recruiting is crucial to a company's success.

Unfortunately, recruiting the right people who are going to help your business grow and succeed can be difficult under most circumstances.

Here are five tips for winning the recruiting game... 

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Work in Human Resources? Know digital? Think again...

Earlier this week, Econsultancy’s UK Research Director explored the increasingly apparent permeation of digital within different organisational disciplines.

Following a recent roundtable event held by Econsultancy, one of the areas where we have found this to be more obvious than most is within Human Resources.

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