Best Practices: Six Moves to Go Social with Your Global Workforce

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Author: SuccessFactors, an SAP company | Published: September 9, 2015

Everyone is telling you to go social. The latest conferences, white papers, and blog posts are saying that companies need social technology to connect their global workforce. You know that employees are using social media themselves, and using those tools has become pretty important to job candidates. In fact, 39 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds would consider leaving their job if the company didn’t allow access to social media sites at work. Social media can engage employees, so it’s become a priority for HR.

Social technology is good for business, and you can implement it in your company without risking a security snafu. The proof is out there — in a McKinsey Global Survey, 74 percent of executives cite that social networks contribute to the increasing access to knowledge in their company. That knowledge leads to rising productivity and consistent delivery across your organization. Help your executive team see that social tools bring together people and business processes, across the globe and across generations, in these six ways.