My musings

Today I’d like to share a few thoughts after the latest #HRtug (HR TweetUp Geneva) from Tuesday, 24 January 2012. First of all, I halfway expected to spend this #HRtug all alone. Many were busy, sick or I simply hadn’t heard from them in a while. I mentioned this on Twitter and David Goddin (@ChangeContinuum) […]

What Do You Do With Your Facebook Fans?

by Etienne Besson on 4 October 2011

in My musings,Recruitment

Your company has a Facebook page and a number of fans who seem to like what you do. But what’s next? A lot of social media experts tell you that you need a Facebook fanpage for your company a nice design with many plug-ins and lots of fans Now lets assume that it actually makes […]

Social Media Experts Who Don’t Use Social Media?

by Etienne Besson on 21 September 2011

in My musings

There are more and more social media „experts“ and trainers who don’t seem to use social media themselves. Do they know what they’re talking about? While taking my regular leisurely strolls through the Interwebs I noticed some Social Media Trainers and Communications Managers responsible for their employer’s social media activities. But what surprised me is […]

Is HR Afraid Of Social Media?

by Etienne Besson on 12 September 2011

in My musings

With the rise of social media HR is once again confronted with a new technology. And many HR professionals seem to be less than enthusiastic about it. I’m aware that many of my HR colleagues are not interested in techie things. And that’s okay. But unfortunately many of us often focus first and foremost on […]

Although I call myself a Social Media Enthusiast, I don’t use it for recruiting. Here’s my confession. Everybody knows that I’m fascinated by Social Media and Social Recruiting in particular. By now, even my friends who don’t use Facebook know more about Social Media than the average Twitter user. But I still recruit the old-fashioned […]

More and more employees are now on LinkedIn and other social networks. And a lot of companies are very unhappy about it. I think they’re just behaving like jealous boyfriends. I’ll admit that I’m the last person you should come to for relationship advice. But I certainly know a thing or two about how (not) […]