The Use of Social Networking in the Workplace

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 30 March 2012
Antoinette Vahey
Ronan Daly Jermyn

“It has recently come to my attention that one of my employees is accessing Facebook during work time and is making disparaging comments about her manager. Can I discipline her or even dismiss her? How can I prevent this happening with other employees? How do I handle it?”

Antoinette Vahey writes:

The use of social media and its impact in the workplace has become a hot topic in recent years. In a recent study carried out by Peninsula, 67% of employees admitted to checking their social networking sites during working hours. 73% of Irish employees have admitted to bad mouthing their employers on

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Antoinette Vahey
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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