Week in Review – Popular Content
What Happens When Millennials Run the Workplace?(NY Times)
Joel Pavelski, age 27, isn’t the first person who has lied to his boss to scam some time off work. But inventing a friend’s funeral, when in fact he was building a treehouse — then blogging and tweeting about it to be sure everyone at the office noticed? That feels new. Read more. In a related story, sadly, there is truth to the (unflattering) descriptions, and they illustrate how idiotic the stereotypical millennial can be. Read more.
Can You Force an Employee to Delete Critical Tweets About the Company? (TLNT)
Folks, it’s been a crappy 2016 for Chipotle. Last year, Chipotle’s National Social Media strategist saw a series of tweets from a Chipotle employee working just outside of Philadelphia. The tweets had a common theme: Working conditions. Can Chipotle require the employee to delete the work-related tweets? Read more.
Trending Topics (Social Media in the Workplace)
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The Latest Approach to Employee Training – WSJ
How do you educate and train a workforce that is more easily distracted than ever? For some companies, the answer is short digital learning sessions that are available at employees’ convenience. Read more.
Why HR Professionals Are Wrong About Social Media – Inc.
You’ll never guess how the majority of HR staff look at Twitter and Facebook. I’ve often wondered about those who go into HR…This is currently plaguing me because I’ve had an accidental fender-bender with a survey performed by the Society For Human Resource Management. Read more.
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This Week’s Featured Events
Did You Know
March 28th – April 3rd is Mule Day, the annual celebration of all things related to mules. Held in Columbia, Tennessee, the “Mule Capital” of the world, Mule Day began in 1840 as “Breeder’s Day”, a meeting for mule breeders, it now attracts over 200,000 people and takes place over four days. In addition to mules, traditional Appalachian food, music, dancing, and crafts are featured. Read more.
Term of the Week
Behavioral Risk Management: The process of analyzing and identifying workplace behavioral issues and implementing programs, policies or services most suitable for correcting or eliminating various employee behavioral problems.
Vendor M&A And Partnership News
A sampling of this week’s mergers and acquisitions announcements from around the human resource marketplace – and other partnerships. Latest news here.
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