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Facebook Launches Social Jobs App

November 15, 2012
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The app provides a central location where recruiters post open positions sorted by industry, location and skills. The app launched yesterday with more than 1.7 million employment opportunities provided by BranchOut, DirectEmployers, Work4Labs, Jobvite and Monster.com.
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Facebook Foible Foils FMLA Fight

November 15, 2012
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Even though people like to treat social media as the new kid on the block, it is really nothing more than a communication tool, to which all of the old rules of the workplace apply.
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Employers Struggle to Develop Rules, Policies Around Social Media Misuse: Survey

November 14, 2012
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Best practices for employers navigating social media rules, policies and local and federal regulations include a dedicated and well-communicated policy on social media and a clearly stated policy on social media monitoring in the workplace, which should be limited to business purposes only, according to the survey.
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In Compelling Discovery, Court Likens Social Media Account to 'Everything About Me' Folder

November 14, 2012
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Part of the struggle we face in seeking discovery of employees' social media accounts is educating the judges who decide the motions to compel.
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Some Workplace Social Media Stats to Start Your Week

November 12, 2012
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Businesses have a lot to learn about the intersection between social media and the workplace. Yet, companies are not necessarily at fault for being behind the eight ball on these issues. The reality is that the technology is evolving more quickly than businesses can keep up with the resulting issues.
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Social Referrals Save Companies Time and Money

November 5, 2012
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Recruiters across industries know that referrals generally deliver the best candidates, and now thanks to social media sites, they are cheaper and easier to find.
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Recruiting Software Builds in Social Capabilities

November 5, 2012
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Over the past several months, software vendors across the industry have announced social-recruiting releases and acquisitions.
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Sodexo Inc.: Optimas Award Winner for Vision

November 1, 2012
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For developing mobile recruitment strategies to stay ahead of the curve and attract diverse candidates, Sodexo is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Vision.
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Whether Your Managers Should “Friend” Subordinates May Be Gender Based

October 30, 2012
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Social media use has a generational component. Your social media policy has to account for these generational differences.
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Employers or Employees: Who Owns Social Media Accounts?

October 16, 2012
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While Dr. Linda Eagle was president of Edcomm, she established an account on Linkedin, which she used to promote Edcomm's services. After Edcomm terminated Eagle, the company accessed her LinkedIn account and changed her password, and changed the account to display the name and photograph of its new CEO.
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