A recent statement made by Thierry Breton, CEO of Atos, churned up quite a bit of controversy in cyberspace. Many of the pieces sharing the news included misinformation, and much of the commentary reflected misunderstanding. My latest blog post clarifies what Atos is actually doing, offers insights on why it’s the right move, reflects on some of the reasons for resistance, and highlights the importance of strong leadership in enabling organizations to move ahead in the Digital Era.…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on December 15, 2011 at 12:25pm — No Comments
Recent changes to Klout's algorithm, as well as revelations about some of its practices, have generated a powerful backlash against the company and its business model, as well as the tool itself. The latest Digital Era Thinkers Blog post provides access to a set of pieces that provide a comprehensive look inside the issues, in addition to offering insights about the utility of all the furor.…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on December 9, 2011 at 12:53pm — No Comments
The latest Social Media in Organizations (SMinOrgs) S.M.A.R.T. Blog post articulates the primary reasons why organizations of all types and sizes should establish and manage their Company Pages (organizational profiles) on LinkedIn. It provides a three-phase approach to creating Company Pages and offers examples of existing Company Pages for reference. It also includes the results of a recent poll (N=451) on people’s preferences for engaging with organizations in which they have a…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on December 9, 2011 at 12:52pm — No Comments
The latest SMinOrgs newsletter brings together a variety of resources that both job candidates and employers, as well as recruiters, should find valuable. The pieces are targeted primarily to "social recruiting" rookies but should be valuable to people with more sophisticated understanding of the impact of new technologies on recruitment and selection processes as well.
Added by Courtney Hunt on December 1, 2011 at 11:13am — No Comments