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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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Six Facebook Recruiting Apps

December 9, 2011
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Use these tools to advertise job openings and mine the social network for prospects.
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Doing Social Media Checks Right

December 5, 2011
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Social media background checks on potential job candidates have raised some red flags in the legal community, which has created uncertainty for companies on the issue.
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Survey Says Social Media Marketing Use to Rise, but Oversight Lags

December 2, 2011
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Many senior executives at primarily small and mid-market businesses indicated risk management and compliance efforts are far behind implementation of social media as a corporate tool.
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Experts Still Warn to Beware of Information from Social Media when Hiring

November 4, 2011
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There is 'so much information that's available out there' that the employer has to filter out the information to be sure it does not learn about issues it should not know about, such as religion and politics, panel contends.
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Employee Facebook Complaints Protected by NLRA

November 3, 2011
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The NLRB has received an increasing number of charges related to social media in the past year, but this is the first case involving Facebook that resulted in an administrative law judge's decision after a hearing.
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Heightened Awareness of Benefits Plays Pivotal Role in Employee Experience

October 26, 2011
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Employers spend a great deal of time and money trying to educate employees about their benefit options, but do employees most understand and use them effectively? Here are some of the do's and don'ts of benefits communications.
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Worker Policies Must Consider Ever-Changing Web Landscape

October 4, 2011
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“Certainly, almost every large company in the U.S. has a social media policy today, but the maturity and adequacy of policies varies widely,” a consultant says.
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