S is for Social Media

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 3 May 2012
Louise Harrison
William Fry
Issues covered:

Louise Harrison writes:

1. Implementing a ‘Best Practice’ Policy

Employers are increasingly being confronted with problems arising out of employees’ use of social media, both within and outside of the workplace, in the course of work and otherwise. As with employees’ use of email and internet, productivity, reputational and other issues can arise out of employees’ use of social media, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, blogs and forums. An employer’s interests can be adversely affected by material posted outside of working hours, and/or via home or personal systems.

2. What can an employer do?

A block on social media in the workplace is an option but is not always realistic. It

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Louise Harrison
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