I recently blogged about ‘being an agile recruiter’. [An Agile Recruiter – Are You? You Should Be!]. It focussed on the benefits of being an agile recruiter, how staff are often more agile than the business they work for and how the right tech can make you agile. This is a lovely follow up… and may resonate with you if you are a recruiter or a recruitment leader.
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The habit of buying and hoarding is not just restricted to home life. I see it all the time in recruitment businesses too. Kit that was bought for a number of reasons: To fix a problem, because their recruiters wanted it, or because the sales person gave them a great deal. Do you have, [...]
In my previous 2 posts (handily names part 1 and part 2) I reviewed why IT Managers have a problem with social media and what your options are for how it is integrated into the workplace. In part 3 I want to give some ideas about the sorts of things you need to think about and action in order to “safely” use social media in your business.
In my previous post on Social Media Security – Why IT Managers Hate Social Media – I highlighted some of the risks associated with Social Media. In this post I review some of the options that businesses should consider in order to protect themselves from these risks.
My poll last month on how companies were supporting BYOD received a great response. Interestingly, there wasn’t any outright winner as shown below, indicating that BYOD is still very much a choice for businesses rather than the norm.
When LinkedIn launched in 2003 I was an IT Manager for a Recruitment firm. I was very quickly asked by management to block this site, citing many risks to the business. Oh how times have changed, but many IT Managers are still uncomfortable with the threats which social media exposes their employers to.