UPDATE: A cautionary tale of social media in the workplace

Following on from last week's presentation at Wolverhampton's Learning Lab, I have decided to pull together all the links and useful info on HR and web 2.0. These will links will appear on the slides from our presentation which will be posted on the Learning Lab site shortly. Thanks to Michael at XpertHR for some of these links.


Web 2.0 and human resources – a June 2008 report by the CIPD
The Facebook Fear Factor – New CIPD report urges HR to view Web 2.0 advances as an opportunity rather than a threat. Download CIPD March 09 report on web 2 for HR  [2.3MB PDF].

More details on how Web 2.0 can help drive organisational performance will be discussed in an interactive session at the CIPD’s annual HRD conference on Wednesday 22nd of April at ExCel, London

Six Ways to make Web 2 work from Mckinsey.

Practitioner tips

52 ideas on using social media within HR by Michael Specht – check out the comments too. And here is a presentation by Michael on Web 2.0.

Social media for HR execs – presenetation by Carmen Hudson, senior manager, Talent Acquisition, Yahoo.

Worth doing searches on Slideshare for Twitter and social media – there are lots of great presentationers by HR practitioners. And don't forget to share your presentations too.

Couple of great posts from the Fistful of Talent Blog. Again, check out the comments too.
5 Must-Use Social Media Tools For HR & Recruiting Professionals In 2009…
5 (More) Must-Use Social Media Tools For HR & Recruiting Professionals In 2009

And help get a sense of social media uptake in HR by taking the Corporate social media assessment from Talent Tecnology blog.

Follow the conversations

Get an RSS reader and see who is saying what. Start by looking up the top 50 HR blogs.

Hit the forums at HR Space, Training Zone and HR Zone.

Look up training and HR people on Twitter through Twello. HR Zone has compiled a list of UK HR professionals on Twitter

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