Social Media for Human Resources

  • Hybrid
  • New York City

About the Class

Corporations have created social media-enabled websites to better connect with their customers and advertise for talent. Forward thinking companies are using the same B to B tools that are used to connect with customers to connect with their employees and to enhance the connection, communications and collaboration at work. At the same time, employee use of social media is a real source of concern with impacts on issues like intellectual capital, privacy and the mist-use of the internet.

For all the flux in the social media space, it is clear that HR and HR issues will remain at the center of this revolution in communication and employee relations.

This one day program will examine the aspects of social media and how HR can better utilized existing tools and new technologies to better impact the corporate culture, the smart use of the internet at work and reduce the reputational and legal risks of the inappropriate use of social media.

Program Topics

  • Develop effective social media policies and approaches for personal posting on the internet.
  • The use of networking tools for more effective sharing of personal, professional and corporate information.
  • Increase awareness of security issues like hacking, phising and other on-line scams.
  • Using social media to increase the effectiveness of talent acquisition and management.
  • How HR is becoming more like Marketing; using the tools of B to B to connect more effectively with employees.

The course is designed for:

  • HR Managers and Directors
  • HR Generalists
  • HR professionals who support operations managers
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Internal HR consultants supporting business units
  • IT professionals who support HR
  • HRIS professionals


  • This course is approved for valuable recertification credits by both HRCI and SHRM.
  • This course is approved for 7 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification.
  • This course is approved for 7 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP recertification.
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