Financial Times Feature | LinkedIn: The curse of the phantom online employees

Financial Times Feature | LinkedIn: The curse of the phantom online employees

In this Financial Times feature LinkedIn: The curse of the phantom online employees, co-authored by Theresa Hamacher, President, NICSA and Rajib Chanda, Partner, Ropes & Gray discuss the growing phantom employee trend and strategies that your organization should take to avoid risk and save your reputation within the online social media community.

The fund industry goes social part 2 | The conversation in Luxembourg

The fund industry goes social part 2 | The conversation in Luxembourg
Part 2 of "The fund industry goes social," recapping the social media panel at the ALFI Global Distribution Conference.

NICSA News Monthly | January 2013

NICSA News Monthly | January 2013
Here’s our recap of the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month. From NICSA Learning to love the AIFMD. In a post co-authored by our partner association ALFI in Luxembourg, we talk about the global implications of new hedge fund regulations in Europe.

The state of compliance 3 | The social media news

The state of compliance 3 | The social media news
Mention “social media” to a compliance professional in the fund industry, and they’re likely to think “risk.” There’s the risk that an unauthorized Tweet can be construed as an investment recommendation, the risk that a Facebook Like becomes a forbidden testimonial, or the risk that information from LinkedIn.

And the winner is. . . | Social media in the fund industry

And the winner is. . . | Social media in the fund industry
So much is changing in social media. Even though it’s only been 8 months since we last did a survey of social media by NICSA members, we thought it was time for an update. Here’s our assessment of which channels are leading and which lagging: Most active channel.

A practical guide to LinkedIn | Part IV: 9 tips for recommendations

A practical guide to LinkedIn | Part IV: 9 tips for recommendations
This is the last in a 4-part series on LinkedIn for investment industry professionals. In our first 3 posts, we talked about profiles, connections and groups. Today we turn to recommendations – or endorsements, as they’re sometimes called on LinkedIn.

A practical guide to LinkedIn | Part III: Groups

A practical guide to LinkedIn | Part III: Groups
This is the third in a 4-part series on LinkedIn for investment industry professionals. In our first 2 posts, we talked about strengthening your profile and making connections. Joining a LinkedIn group, the topic of today’s post, can be an easy way to make those connections.

A practical guide to LinkedIn | Part II: 7 tips for making connections

A practical guide to LinkedIn | Part II: 7 tips for making connections
In our first post on LinkedIn for investment industry professionals, we talked about building your LinkedIn profile. With your best professional face toward the world, you’re ready to start making connections.

A practical guide to LinkedIn for investment industry professionals | Part I: Your profile

A practical guide to LinkedIn for investment industry professionals | Part I: Your profile
It’s hard to avoid LinkedIn these days. The online business networking site now has over 135 million members around the world – and is adding more than 2 new members every second. They’re using LinkedIn to keep in touch with former colleagues, reach out to new connections, keep up with the news, research the job market – and even apply for a new position.

Gen Y, social media, the fund industry and NICSA

Gen Y, social media, the fund industry and NICSA
I’ll admit that I’m skeptical of claims that the Gen Y’ers — or the Millennials, as they’re often called — are somehow fundamentally different from Baby Boomers. Yes, Millennials may not behave like their elders right now, but is that they because they were born in the 1980s rather than the 1950s — or simply because they’re in their 20s and not their 60s?

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