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SMT Shorts: Amber Armstrong on Influencers and Employee Advocacy

carianneking
In our latest edition of SMT Shorts, Amber Armstrong, Program Director of Social Business Market Making and Evangelism at IBM, discusses how to work with influencers and how to build an employee advocacy strategy.
SMT Shorts: Amber Armstrong on Influencers and Employee Advocacy

How Corporate Giving Builds Employee Advocacy

Jody Biagini
By creating the opportunity for your employees to give back, you are adding an even more engaging and ultimately human element to your story.
How Corporate Giving Builds Employee Advocacy

My Favorite Sales Enablement Tools

DaveBrock
Sales Enablement tools are hot! Developing and offering sales enablement tools is a multibillion dollar industry. It seems every week I get at least one email of a tool that is intended to help improve the effectiveness of sales people, managers, or anyone involved in sales.
My Favorite Sales Enablement Tools

Beyond Engagement: Raising the Bar for Authenticity in Employee Advocacy

greykite
Many in the business community still draw a line between employees’ personal use of their social-media accounts and any business-related activities. Nevertheless, social channels can remain marketing free, while still readily promoting good will through honest, authentic interactions – anyone remember PR before the Internet?
Beyond Engagement: Raising the Bar for Authenticity in Employee Advocacy

Social Business Is Rooted in Conversation, Not Platforms

danielnewmanUV
If you wish to build a successful social business, you have to break the wall. Get your employees to participate genuinely in your social media initiatives. Make them your brand’s voice and let them interact in their own social circles. Your social media efforts seem more human, and this human touch is what people want, need, and look for.
Social Business Is Rooted in Conversation, Not Platforms

8 Signs a Company Is Doing Employee Advocacy Wrong

brianfanzo
Employee Advocacy is difficult to implement for many because it requires change across every department and trusting, transparent, employee focused culture. Although these changes are difficult if brands attempt to find an easy button or are currently implementing any of these 8 actions above not only are they wasting their time but they’re driving themselves further away from becoming the social business they hope to be.
8 Signs a Company Is Doing Employee Advocacy Wrong

How to Choose Between Two Equally-Qualified Candidates

Lauren Riley
Very often in recruitment, you have a situation where you’re faced with the problem of choosing between two equally-qualified candidates for a particular role. While this is a great position to be in (after all who wouldn’t want to choose between two great candidates?!), it’s also an agonizing one.
How to Choose Between Two Equally-Qualified Candidates

Top 5 Digital Job Trends For 2015

amy_edwards88
With the countdown to Christmas and New Year about to officially begin, it’s that time of year when prediction blogs start to pop up here, there and everywhere as everyone tries to predict what certain industries might have in store over the next 12 months or so.
Top 5 Digital Job Trends For 2015

CiQ Podcast: Live From the Employee Advocacy Summit 2014!

DeniseHolt
Episode 010 In this episode: Welcome back to our show! After a brief hiatus, and whole new name change, we are back in action! Today, we have a special treat, a live/recorded version of our podcast straight from the 2014 Employee Advocacy Summit presented with The Social Shake-Up 2014. Together with my four event panelists, we take on questions directly from our audience of awesome summit attendees. It was a super fun session with lots of laughs mixed in with the nitty gritty of the day. Definitely a conversation you don't want to miss!
CiQ Podcast: Live From the Employee Advocacy Summit 2014!

How to Prepare Employee Advocates for Social Selling Success

PaulDunay
Welcome to another Social Media Today webinar, part of the Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of How to Prepare Employee Advocates for Social Selling Success.
How to Prepare Employee Advocates for Social Selling Success