Michael Specht

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

Entries Tagged as 'Enterprise 2.0'

Reputation in the workplace

February 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Enterprise 2.0, HR Management, Management, Social Networks ·

After reading a post about collaboration and recruiting from Jobscience I went to watch the TEDGlobal Video of Rachel Botsman who explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls “reputation capital”. To me what Rachel is talking about is really the same as Whuffie, a term […]

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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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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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Social media as part of background checking (Part 4)

March 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Blogging, Digital Identity, Enterprise 2.0, HR Management, Recruitment ·

Finally part four! In case you missed the reason we are here have a look at the last few posts. In the first post we looked at laying a foundation for the discussion and about how social media allows you access to a unique view on a candidate’s character. In part two I discussed the issue of cultural […]

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Social media as part of background checking (Part 3)

March 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Blogging, Digital Identity, Enterprise 2.0, HR Management, Recruitment ·

This is part three in my four part series on social media and background checking. In the first post we looked at laying a foundation for the discussion and about how social media allows you access to a unique view on a candidate’s character. In part two I discussed the issue of cultural fit and […]

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