Social Talent Management
published by , on 05/09/2010


A large majority of companies have incorporated social media into their recruiting activities. That strategy puts them where the candidates—of all ages—are:And a growing number of employers are checking personal Internet activities to vet a potential employee’s suitability, although a new law in Germany may place some limits there.

Companies including Taleo customer Hyatt Corporation link social networking tools directly into their recruitment system. Our upcoming webcast showcases:
Fluidity, Flexibility, and Focus in Executing a Social Media Strategy as Evidenced by DaVita.

As Americans spend nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs, up from 15.8 percent just a year ago (43 percent increase), the power of social media is not confined to talent acquisition. The use of social networking tools and technology for broader talent management—especially for training and development—provides unprecedented opportunities.

Social learning plugs into the power of community with coaches, mentors, and experts to help move the business strategy forward using informal learning situations for development.

Social talent management extends into recruiting to source and acquire talent, into performance management with mentoring and team communications, and into holistic talent management with Taleo and learning management.

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