Using social media in the workplace

Employment relations experts Acas feature under ‘Resources’ rather than ‘Admin’ for a change.

The news release ‘New Acas research reveals that employers have fears around social media use in the workplace‘ is based on a new research paper ‘Going Digital? Harnessing Social Media for Employee Voice’ (download it via their news items).

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Sector networks, animated facts, social media

Some research items on voluntary sector networks, social media use and animated sector stats.

Learning from regional network G:Up

New from Third Sector Research Centre is ‘The Story of G:Up; a regional third sector network’. The working paper provides a critical reflection on the story of G:Up, a regional infrastructure network which aimed to support voluntary organisations working with children and young people in the West Midlands, which was funded from 2003 to 2012.

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Social media guide for charities

An “insiders’ guide to social media” has been published by sector group CharityComms.

It is based on input from top social media practitioners at a range of charities, covering the work they’re most proud of, other people’s work they admire and top tips. There is information on strategy, audiences, content, channels and tools, raising money, integration, dealing with crisis and more.

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