In a world of rapid global change, companies have to adopt regularly in order to survive and not to vanish due to their incapability to become resilient. In recent years, companies also have to fight over people. So talent attraction and retention has become the most crucial bet that companies have to win every single day.
With the growth of enterprise social networking services, social dimensions of work are getting more attention within the organisations. Beyond the use of the tools for collaboration, these services provide many other indirect benefits such as the possibility to determine the “Social Capital” of each employee.
While predicting future behaviour is still just not possible, it has been the leitmotif in Human Resource Management for decades. Creating forecasts for ones’ job performance using dedicated psychological instruments has become the standard procedure in the recruitment and selection practice to reduce risks and maximise performance.