Michael Specht

A blog from Australia looking at technology, management, Human Resources (HR) and recruitment.

Entries Tagged as 'Engagement'

Disengaged Employees cost you US$2246 per employee every year

February 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Engagement ·

Profitability drives the actions of all organisation, even not for profits as they at least need to break even, as such senior leadership teams are constantly reviewing regular reports on the health of their organisation through financial, operational and people metrics. Unfortunately a majority of these metrics are looking backward at what took place during […]

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4 years on some thoughts

November 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Branding, Engagement, Enterprise 2.0, Future, HR Management, Management ·

I was have a chat with an old colleague this afternoon and we were discussing where social media has gone in the last few years, specifically around recruitment. Which got me thinking. You know where has social media gone? This then took me back in time to some of the crazy ideas I had about […]

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ATC Social Media Presentation

December 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Branding, Communication, Engagement, Recruitment, Social Networks ·

Here is my presentation from the ATC Social Media event. My main messages that I hope people took away were: Using social media for marketing is ok, but engagement and community is better Engagement and community is harder than just a Twitter account or Facebook Social Media is not easy, nor is it free True […]

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Employee Engagement and Social Media

May 24th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Engagement, Enterprise 2.0, HR Management, Management ·

Over the last 2 weeks I have been giving a series of presentations looking at how social media (and Enterprise 2.0) can drive employee engagement. While the slides are available on slideshare for download I wanted to give a bit of context. As part of preparing the presentation I came across a presentation by Susan […]

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How to Motivate Employees to Succeed

May 18th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Engagement, HR Management, Management ·

This guest post is contributed by Melissa Tamura. Every employer wants to get the most productivity from their employees. If you push too hard, though, you risk making employees unhappy, causing unwelcome turnover and costing you money. So the question remains, how do you motivate your employees to work their best? Praise Employers are often […]

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