Social technology is one of the hottest topics of discussion this year in the media, the executive
suite, and across office cubes, as companies look for powerful ways to spark innovation
and motivate employees. Social platforms are sprouting up in key areas of talent management—
recruiting, hiring, learning, employee engagement, and organizational alignment. As a result,
talent management professionals of all stripes are being pressured to assess, justify, or
implement social technology initiatives.
In a recent SilkRoad survey, we wanted to understand how organizations are using or
planning to use social technology, especially for talent management: the effectiveness of their
existing efforts, their level of satisfaction, the tools and benchmarks they use, the challenges
they face, and their goals for the future. This research report shares the results of that survey,
along with insights that help professionals understand the “social” approaches used in other
organizations. In many instances, we’ve blended survey results with information derived from
other industry sources to give greater context to our analysis.
For a snapshot of these findings complete the form on the right to download our complimentary report.