Cambridge, MA / December 1, 2010 — Career management can be significantly more effective when using a social solution and software that offers unique capabilities in collaboration, social networking, employee engagement and social learning, according to Zapoint, a global leader in career planning and learning technology.

The company will explore this topic and present a demonstration of SkillsMapper, their web-based career management solution, in an upcoming webinar, “Enabling Employee Development with Integrated Social Networking,” scheduled for Tuesday, December 7 at 11:00 a.m. PST.

Individuals can register for the webinar at

The webinar will feature Keith Woodward, General Manager, Vice President Marketing at Zapoint. Woodward will address how Zapoint’s solution helps companies engage their employees through collaboration and social media, and showcase how SkillsMapper can provide a deeper insight into the collective knowledge and skill sets of their workforce.

Employers and human resources professionals will find the webinar of particular interest as it will address the notion that with robust user profiles, HR gains better insight into the talent pool and employees are exposed to better career opportunities. Webinar attendees also will learn how to:

– Engage employees with social networking and collaboration
– Gain deeper insight into your talent pool with accurate, real-time skills data
– Build, administer and track career paths for employees
– Expose career development opportunities through integrated HR applications

“Good career management is a direct result of helping organizations encourage open access to information, participation, collaboration, and social learning,” said Woodward. “Companies can encourage career planning and employee engagement by building more effective partnerships between HR and employees to develop their workforces and sustain their competitive advantage. After all, everyone has a stake in employee engagement and career planning.”

About Zapoint
Zapoint combines the power of social media and collaboration into the organizational development process to engage employees in networking, sharing and social learning. Founded in 2006, and headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Zapoint helps organizations engage, retain and develop their workforces to sustain their competitive advantage.

Media Contact:
Keith Woodward
GM, VP Marketing
(312) 607 6559


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