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NLRB: Employer Social Media Policies Should not Bar Protected Worker Activity

January 26, 2012
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An analysis of the NLRB's rulings also indicates that if an employee makes a comment on Facebook and fellow employees respond, it is considered protected activity. It is not protected, however, if only friends respond to the posting.
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Mobile Apps for Managers

January 25, 2012
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What are some of the best mobile apps for business leaders? Here are a few to get you started.
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Mobile Apps Help Executives Manage Daily Business

January 24, 2012
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New smartphone apps allow business owners and professionals to work better, faster and cheaper in many cases.
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2012 HR Technology Forecast

January 11, 2012
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The new year will usher in more cloud-based apps, 'bring your own device' policies and merger and acquisition deals for tech vendors.
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HCM Vendor Scene Heats Up

January 11, 2012
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Industry watchers predict a year of HR tech vendor deals in the wake of SAP's SuccessFactors acquisition.
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Face It: Parting Is Such Tweet Sorrow

December 31, 2011
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We've been waiting for a case like this: a lawsuit in the U.S. over who owns a Twitter account, and over the related question of how much a social media “follower” is worth. The results of the case between mobile phone news site PhoneDog and a former worker could help clarify tricky issues around social media portability.
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Survey: Crowd Sourcing a Second Job for Many

December 22, 2011
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Crowd sourcing can involve breaking up a large task such as validating data or translation into many small tasks and farming them out to numerous workers online instead of hiring a single worker or small number of workers to do the single large task.
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Designer Can Sue Firm for Tapping Social Media Accounts While She was Injured

December 19, 2011
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The woman alleges the accounts were accessed while she was recovering from a brain injury she sustained after being hit by a car while running an errand for work.
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Facebook: The New Recruit in the Recruiting Game

December 9, 2011
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Watch out LinkedIn: a raft of new recruiting apps help companies better scout for talent from inside Facebook, the 800 million member social network.
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