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Harold Jarche

Learning Technologies 2014: Eight key trends for learning and development

10 Feb 2014

Anyone attending last week’s Learning Technologies exhibition will have been encouraged by the buzz surrounding the event. Martin Couzins returns...

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2014 RADs shortlist announced

RAD Awards 2014 shortlist unveiled

22 Nov 2013

The shortlist for the 2014 RAD Awards, to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 30 January,...

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Former employee ordered to give employer log-in details of LinkedIn account she set up

25 Sep 2013

In DLA Piper’s case of the week, the High Court required a former employee to hand over the details of...

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Talent on tap: how social businesses identify leaders

15 Aug 2013

Social businesses aren’t just about driving efficiencies in communication and collaboration. Stuart McRae, executive social business evangelist with IBM, explains how an...

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Half of employers failing to use social media for recruitment

4 Mar 2013

Fewer than half of organisations use social media for recruitment purposes, according to research published today.Of 138 employers that took...

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Are HR professionals losing the human touch?

8 Feb 2013

We rely on email and social media more and more to communicate, but is it still important to develop strong...

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The shifting sands of social media and the law

10 Dec 2012

With social media increasingly pervading our lives, Jonathan Exten-Wright looks at some of the legal challenges.LinkedIn is the largest professional...

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Managing your online reputation

10 Dec 2012

The average HR professional might not rank themselves alongside comedian Frankie Boyle and footballer Ashley Cole, but their recent high-profile...

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Workplace cyberbullying on the rise

2 Nov 2012

Cyberbullying has become as common in the workplace as “conventional” bullying, according to a study by academics from the University...

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The lost art of conversation: how email hinders communication

18 Oct 2012

Email, instant messaging and social media have become the favoured methods of communication for many organisations. However, Doug Shaw, founder of consultancy...

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Report questions reliability of LinkedIn profiles as recruitment tool

3 Sep 2012

Recruiters using LinkedIn to source candidates should approach the information on the site with “a healthy amount of scepticism” as...

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What does it take to connect effectively with candidates online?

17 Aug 2012

According to Potentialpark, there are a number of common traits among the organisations found to be doing an effective job...

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Legal Q&A: The risks of using social media as a recruitment tool

13 Aug 2012

The UK tends to follow US trends and, as recent statistics suggest, it is becoming increasingly common for US recruiters...

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Using social media to follow learning and development conferences: quick-fire links

26 Mar 2012

Martin Couzins looks at how social media can be used to take part in learning and development (L&D) conferences across...

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Webinar: Social media at work – what social tools mean for HR

21 Mar 2012

Personnel Today’s webinar on the hot topic of social media in the workplace looks at the question of whether or not HR...

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