SHRC14 News

We Trended. We Rocked… on Twitter – #SHRC14 Toronto Recap

We Trended. We Rocked… on Twitter – #SHRC14 Toronto Recap

Happy New Year! We’re thinking the same thing you are, which is, “2015 is going to be the best year ever”! I know we say this every year but I think it’s a true statement this time around. 2015 IS going to be the best year ever!! Usually SocialHRCamp’s take place during the latter half of the year but we’re mixing things up a little bit. We’re getting right to…

SocialHRCamp Toronto on Social Media

SocialHRCamp Toronto on Social Media

Last Thursday, November 13th came and went in a flash. The 3rd annual SocialHRCamp Toronto happened and it rocked. Attendees, speakers, volunteers and sponsors packed the swanky offices of Achievers in Liberty Village. 15 full sessions were run, including 3 “HR Tech Spotlight Sessions”. The action not only was buzzing at Achievers but also on social media, notably Instagram and Twitter. The official event hashtag was #SHRC14. We took the liberty…

Take Networking to the Next Level with…

Take Networking to the Next Level with…

One of the cool things about SocialHRCamp is it’s… well… a social event. There are lengthy breaks built into the schedule that are aimed to give attendees opportunities to connect, network and socialize. The agenda is packed with so much great content, learning and opportunities to collaborate, it’s equally important to balance this off with opportunities to socialize. With the Toronto Camp in just a few days we have been…

SocialHRCamp Toronto 2014 ‘SECRET’…

SocialHRCamp Toronto 2014 ‘SECRET’…

We are just 1 week away from the 3rd annual SocialHRCamp Toronto. The level of excitement, interest and curiosity is rising fast, and they should be because this Camp will likely be our best one ever, which includes more involvement from the HR/Recruitment Tech industry. This. Is. Awesome. However, we haven’t been completely transparent with you. There is one teeny weeny thing that we have purposely kept a secret… until NOW!…

YES… the HR/Recruitment Community IS Adopting Tech!

YES… the HR/Recruitment Community IS Adopting Tech!

At the inaugural SocialHRCamp in Vancouver on May 16, 2012 (ancient history it seems) we had a grand total of 0 speakers who were practicing HR or Recruitment in their organizations. This was not a bad thing at all because at the time it was quite difficult to identify organizations who were doing interesting and creative things in HR from a social media and/or technology perspective. No, using an Applicant…

100+ Individual SocialHRCamp Thought-Leaders

100+ Individual SocialHRCamp Thought-Leaders

As we head down the homestretch to the 3rd Annual SocialHRCamp Toronto it’s only appropriate to shed light on something that I am personally proud of. That is… after the Camp finishes on November 13th more than 100 people will have led at least 1 session at a SocialHRCamp. As you know one of the core objectives of the Camp is to provide broad access to the platform to HR/Recruitment Practitioners,…

Employee Engagement Surveys Are So Passé 2013

Employee Engagement Surveys Are So Passé 2013

It’s no secret that we are in the middle of an HR Technology revolution. Yes technology has been around for a long time but we have seen unprecedented growth and development of new platforms in terms of the value they can generate for business, along with user adoption. We still have a long way to go but I am personally encouraged by what I am seeing in the industry. One…

SocialHRCamp Toronto 2014 Registration is OPEN… sort of!

SocialHRCamp Toronto 2014 Registration is OPEN… sort of!

The wait is over. We have launched both the SocialHRCamp Toronto registration and public Free The Children Fundraising platforms. In traditional fashion we like doing things a little differently, always trying to push boundaries while leveraging and integrating new technology and concepts. SocialHRCamp Toronto 2014 is by Invite-Only We came oh so close to hitting capacity at the Toronto Camp last year at Achievers. This year the interest has been…

L Squared, Digital Signage Company Brings a Whole New Dimension to SocialHRCamp Toronto

L Squared, Digital Signage Company Brings a Whole New Dimension to SocialHRCamp Toronto

End-to-end Toronto-based Digital Signage company, L Squared will be joining us at SocialHRCamp Toronto as co-sponsor. L Squared offers a full technology and content platform for organizations in many different industries to reach their desired target audience. From an HR perspective this technology opens up a completely new channel of internal communications between employees. In an age of customization, flexibility and multiple options leveraging the huge growth and popularity of flat…

SocialHRCamp Partners with Free The Children

SocialHRCamp Partners with Free The Children

It is with excitement that SocialHRCamp has initiated a philanthropic project with Free The Children, an international charity and educational partner. The project will directly fund the building of a school in the Amazon region of Ecuador. Working in the communities of Mondaña and Bellavista, both in the Napo province, Free The Children is developing sustainable community partnerships to ensure children have safe and wonderful places to learn and so…