Social Media and HR Management

Module 2 – Case
Case Assignment
After reading the required materials on social media found on the Background page for this module and your own library research, prepare a 4- to 5-page paper addressing the following:
Discuss the influence social media has (or could have) on HRM success.
What are the challenges of HRM professionals using social media to learn about current and potential employees?
The Wright article talks about how Facebook recruits.
Bring in three other real-life, private sector employers (by name from your readings/research) and discuss their approaches to social media in the HRM context.
Use at least 5 sources from the Trident library.
Assignment Expectations
Demonstrate critical thinking and analysis of the relevant issues and HRM actions, drawing on your background reading and research.
Information Literacy: Evaluate resources and select only library/Web-based resources that provide reliable, substantiated information.
Give authors credit for their work.
Cite sources of borrowed information in the body of your text as footnotes or numbered end notes, or use APA style of referencing.
Prepare a paper that is professionally presented (including a cover page, a list of references, headings/subheadings, and a strong introduction and conclusion).
Proofread carefully for grammar, spelling, and word-usage errors.
Module 2 – Background Reading
Required Material
Davenport, T. H. (2012). Case study: Social media engages employees. FT.Com, Retrieved from the Trident Online Library.
Facebook, Blogs & the Boss: The intersection of social media & the workplace. (2013). Retrieved from
Wild About Trial (2015). Legal Smart with Alison Triessl—Social Media & Employment. Retrieved from Standard YouTube license.
Wilkie, D., & Wright, A. (2014). Balance risks of screening social media activity. HRMagazine, 59(5), 14. Retrieved from ProQuest in the Trident Online Library.
Wright, A. Nov., 2014). How Facebook recruits. Retrieved from
Optional Material
Segal, J. A. (2014). The law and social media in hiring. HRMagazine, 59(9), 70-72. Retrieved from ProQuest in the Trident Online Library.
Segal, J. A., & LeMay, J., S.P.H.R. (2014). Should employers use social media to screen job applicants? HRMagazine, 59(11), 20-21. Retrieved from ProQuest in the Trident Online Library.
Skill Boosters (2015). Top 5—Social media fails at work. Retrieved from Standard YouTube license.
Swain, K. (2017). The impact of social media in the workplace pros and cons. Retrieved from
Walden, J. A. (2016). Integrating Social Media Into the Workplace: A Study of Shifting Technology Use Repertoires. Journal Of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 60(2), 347-363.
Wright, A. D. (2014). More states prohibit social media snooping. HRMagazine, 59(10), 14. Retrieved from ProQuest in the Trident Online Library.
Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales
Required Material
Behaviorally Anchored Rating Systems—BARS. Retrieved from
Govekar, P. & Christopher, J. Assessing academic advising using behaviorally anchored rating scales (BARS). Example. Retrieved from
Optional Material
Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scale (BARS) Guide. Retrieved from

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