Getting Social with Performance Management

shutterstock_109990055Once you’ve hired what you believe to be the right person for the job, any savvy human resources manager knows the work doesn’t stop there.

Instead of using a ho-hum or dreaded annual review, using a performance management process is a way to continually communicate with employees their priorities, job responsibilities, and job performance, to ensure that expectations are clear between workers, supervisors, and employers. Social media platforms present an interesting and creative way to involve employees in performance management year-round – and even to “crowdsource” employees’ traditional review process.Continue Reading

Bookmark These HR Blogs to Read in 2013

shutterstock_121009981Human resources professionals do a great job of sharing their insight online, with regularly updated blogs providing their expert insight and view of your profession. You will get up-to-date news, be inspired, and maybe even laugh by checking in frequently with these 13 must-read blogs for 2013.

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Seelio Links Recruiters With Entry-Level Job Seekers

We love to see Internet innovations that help individuals in their job search, and here’s a new one that can be beneficial to recruiters and college students and recent graduates.

Seelio is one of those: a new social networking site focused on careers, founded by a University of Michigan instructor and alumni. Companies can create accounts to recruit students, and students and recent grads — as long as they have an e-mail address with .edu at the end — can join.

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