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, [...]
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Lots of recruiters are planning on updating / migrating their CRM this year – and to be fair it’s about time. So many of you have changed shape, size, offering – but your systems and processes have stayed the same. Social media is kicking butt and giving your clients great opportunities to give recruitment a go (isn’t it simply advertising, after all?) Before you step into the potential abyss of business change, have a think about what you need to achieve. Your CRM is a crucial element of your business (a little like – tenuous link – your heart.) Changing it needs thought and planning.
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.