Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Astronology - Social Media in the Workforce...Enhancement or Interruption?


Volume XII

Issue 15

October 18, 2011

Dear Andrew,

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Astron Road Show

The calendar year may be coming to a close, but the 2011 Astron Road Show continues on!  On October 28th, National Director Mike Maciekowich will present on trends in executive compensation to the Vision Serve Alliance Conference (New York, NY).  The conference is hosted by Astron Solutions' client Lighthouse International.


Fact or Fiction?

The iLoo, a Microsoft powered, wi-fi internet capable portable toilet, was a hoax.




The iLoo was a real project for Microsoft's MSN UK division. However, the project was cancelled shortly after the project was leaked to the public and garnered negative reaction. 




Social Media in the Workforce...Enhancement or Interruption?

Blogging, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter. These are various forms of social media that have infiltrated lives across the globe and have also entered many organizations' workspaces. This technology is changing the way workers interact with each other. As great as a gift social media has been for some organizations, there is also criticism over its usage. In light of the pros and cons of social media, organizations worldwide have to decide whether social media will hinder or support their organizational cultures..... more 



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Looking for a top-notch presenter for your human resource organization's meeting?  Both Jennifer Loftus and Michael Maciekowich present highly-rated sessions on a variety of compensation and employee retention issues.  For more information, send an e-mail to info@astronsolutions.com.


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