Tag Archives: Trust

Business: Employee Engagement – Infographic

In today’s rapidly evolving business and consumer landscape, companies need to be more agile and efficient than ever before. Managers and supervisors have a more complex responsibility of maintaining strong engagement among a very diverse range of employees. Learning strategy frameworks must be interesting and enlightening for all staff members while supporting alignment with business goals. Continue reading

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More Than Eight in 10 Finance Directors Question the Trustworthiness of LinkedIn Profiles

  • Four in 10 (39%) finance directors cite ‘opportunity to exaggerate experience/skills’ as the main reason for lack of trust
  • Experience (65%), references (38%) and education (37%) deemed the most important elements in a LinkedIn profile
  • Directly received employment applications considered more trustworthy than LinkedIn profiles

More than eight in 10 (82%) finance directors question the trustworthiness and accuracy of a potential candidate’s LinkedIn profile, according to new research from leading recruitment specialist Robert Half UK. When questioned, more than two thirds (68%) said that they found the information ‘sometimes’ and ‘never’ (14%) reliable. Continue reading

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A Magic Connection: Social Media and Business – Only 14% of Consumers Trust Advertisements But 78% Trust Peer Recommendations! As customers increasingly turn to social media sites for customer service, the social help desk lets you respond in real-time to … Continue reading

Quick Look: Why You Should Use Video In Your Marketing – Infographic

Why you should use video in your marketing strategy. Build Trust, Search Results, Sharing, and Mobile.

Source: Visual.ly

Facebook, Google Less Trusted Than Your Grocery Store [STUDY]

Facebook, Google Less Trusted Than Your Grocery Store [STUDY].

U.S. adults trust their grocery store with their personal information more than they do Facebook. That’s according to a survey released Friday by location-based marketing firm Placecast, conducted online by Harris Interactive.

According to the survey customers trust grocery stores with their personal information more than they trust Facebook, Amazon, Google or their cellphone provider…Read More

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Do You Trust Your Mobile Apps? Better Take A Look – Infographic

Mobile apps sure are handy little doodads, telling you what’s going on, where to go and who’s nearby. But can they be trusted with your privacy?

Facebook and Google aren’t the only connected services that should have your privacy antennae up. The mobile devices that travel with you nearly everywhere also gather plenty of dirt — and you might be surprised who else has access to that dirt.

What do you need to be aware of? According to the application security firm Veracode, there are four levels of risk to watch out for. Some apps with malicious code can access your data and device sensors. Other times, your information can be intercepted if you use mobile Wi-Fi. Jailbroken iPhone and Android apps can penetrate your operating system. And bad guys can use faulty firmware to gain administrative access to your device itself…Read More

Source: Veracode, Mashable.com

Do you trust Goldman? Is it good for Facebook to be involved?

This morning I had a real interesting conversation. A friend called me and wanted to talk about his portfolio. While we were doing so, he came up with a few new companies he wanted to take a look at. When he mentioned them, I thought yes, those might be good choices for an investment. While talking, he brought up something I have heard before, but didn’t really took too serious. He stated, “there is too much Goldman opinion in the analyst’s view”. I asked, what he means by that and the answer is, while not entirely new, kinda interesting: “If Goldman comes up with an Analyst opinion or recommendation, you must do the opposite or stay away”. Continue reading