Category: Social Media

May 20

Do surveys encourage unproductive thinking? It’s not surprising that most people feel a wave of boredom wash over them when they hear the term ‘employee engagement survey’, particularly because many organisations are now requiring employees to answer the same questions on a frequent basis, sometimes more than once per year. These surveys seek to provide

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Oct 19

  Social Media Week 2012 Silverman Research and Unilever hosted 150 delegates at our event for Social Media Week 2012. The theme of this year’s conference was “Social Approaches to Engaging Current and Prospective Employees.” Michael Silverman spoke about how social media is changing the way organisations engage in conversations with their current and prospective employees a –

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Jun 27

The Social Media Garden is an open-access research project that uses the wisdom of crowds to generate insight about the barriers organisations face in adopting social media practices in the workplace – and solutions to overcome them. It is, in itself, an effective demonstration of how social technologies are changing the way we engage in

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Feb 10

Unilever found that its policy for international assignees was lacking and wanted to gather employee feedback to help shape it. However, rather than use traditional surveys, it wanted to collate and analyse data more efficiently and with greater impact. The solution: Opinion Space – an interactive social media tool that innovatively examines and displays feedback.

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Feb 10

The Social Media Garden is an innovative open-access research project that will provide insight into the barriers that organisations face in embracing social media practices – and solutions to overcome them. The project will be open until the end of March 2012 and can be accessed here. You can watch a video walk through here: The Social

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Feb 10

Silverman Research has won two industry awards for its research with Unilever. You can download the full case study for this project as reported in Strategic Communications Magazine here. In October 2011, Silverman Research and Unilever received the CIPD People Management Award for Excellence in Technology. The Awards are the UK’s most prestigious for recognising

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