In June, July and August of this year, more than 1,000 new online job ads for HR openings included requirements that the candidate holds social media skills. That represents a 160% increase in such requests over the same period in 2010, according to a report by WANTED Analytics.
The study said employers are mostly looking for HR candidates to use social media channels to direct web traffic to career sites and attract passive candidates.
- When tracking FMLA abuse, use surveillance cautiously
- When employee claims co-worker harassment, investigate promptly, act reasonably
- Track discipline to ensure equal treatment for equal offenses, regardless of protected class
- Tell it to HR: Your hair's too big and I don't like your aura
- Don't rely on software alone to determine employee's FMLA eligibility