Social Media Policy Mess

by Michael Haberman on June 5, 2012 · 1 comment


 

Will Your Social Media Policy pass the NLRB test?

The use of social media in the workplace and even beyond the workplace has gotten to be pretty confusing. I am not even sure I can make sense of the social media policy mess. Some of the attorneys I know cannot make sense of some of it either, especially with the machinations of the National Labor Relations Board. So I am going to refer you some of the blog posts that have been written on the matter as well as a few other posts on the legalities of social media.

So check this blog posts out and see if you have any more insight into this mess than these fine minds.

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Greg June 5, 2012 at 2:26 pm

Mike,
Much is being made about this issue and I thought the snapshot in today’s “USA Today” from a CareerBuilder survey of 2,300 hiring managers and HR professionals was interesting:
52% said NO they do not research candidates on social networking sites
37% said NO but I plan to start
11% said YES
Much is being argued over this but it would appear only a small percentage of employers are actually doing this. I thought it was interesting and tied into your post. Much less than everyone thinks if this survey is to be believed.
Keep up the good work,

Greg

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