Posts Tagged: #sm

The Good Workplace Snitch

“This place is a hell hole. If I had a car today I would up and quit.” This was a real Facebook post, though not too uncommon, and shared by a social network “friend” with their mutual employer! Facebook “snitching”, as it’s been coined, has prompted a lot of discussion among HR professionals who are… Read more »

Social Network Postings are ‘Protected Concerted Activity’

At last! A bit of guidance is surfacing about social networks and the employer-employee relationship. Coming to you via a recent decision by way of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), “employees have the right to freely comment on workplace issues over social networks.” In their ruling, the NLRB, found that the “employee’s Facebook postings… Read more »

Does Social Media Really Matter to HR?

This morning, HCI Blogger Hillary Roberts asked, “Has the endless debate between risk mitigators and cheerleaders left HR confused about how social media should be used by your organization?” After surveying over 800 HR specialists, the Human Capital Institute wondered what social media sites were favored by HR professionals and how were they used to… Read more »

Real Live Misinformation In Action (Oil Spill Rumors)

I received a link to a youtube video today entitled “Kid with oil stuck on her! Destin Beach, FL.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QwsCHd7Lcg As I watched the video, I sat in total surprise and horror as the videographer walked down the beach covered in bits of oil washing ashore while others sat and played on a normal summer… Read more »