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EEO Information Is Main Reason to Limit Access to Social Media Profiles

October 11, 2012
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Businesses need to understand that without appropriate controls in place, reviewing Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, or any other publicly available online information before making a hiring decision is a risky proposition.
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Some Social Media Stats to Chew On

October 9, 2012
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Unless you require that your employees check their mobile devices at the door (and suffer the anarchy that would likely ensue) it is impossible to prohibit employees from accessing personal social media accounts during the workday. And, if it's impossible to monitor or enforce a policy, why have it in the first place?
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Worker Social Media Usage High in the Workplace, Survey Shows

October 3, 2012
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Of the employees surveyed by talent management software-maker SilkRoad, 43 percent worked for organizations that allowed total access to social media, 24 percent said access was monitored, and 16 percent had social media access blocked by their employer.
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Pay Attention: NLRB Issues its Second Social Media Decision in a Month (Knauz BMW)

October 3, 2012
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Employers need to pay careful and diligent attention to this issue. Social media and other employee communication policies remain on the forefront of the National Labor Relations Board's hit parade.
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Get Millennials Out of Their Comfort Zone When It Comes to Training

October 2, 2012
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Letting students determine what delivery systems work best for them when there may be other more effective ways for them to master critical knowledge and applications is an abdication of leadership responsibility.
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Study: Generational Job Seekers Not Using All Their Tools

September 28, 2012
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Recruiters take note: Baby boomers, Gen X and millennials are spending almost all their time job searching online instead of offline. Boomers turn to LinkedIn first, while Gen X and millennials are first using Google and Google Plus.
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Privacy Laws Threaten Compliance

September 24, 2012
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California could become the latest state to ban employer access to private social-media sites used by employees. A law passed by the state Legislature last month still must get the approval of Gov. Jerry Brown, who has until the end of the month to sign it.
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Employers Are Increasingly Worried About Social Media and Workplace Technology

September 20, 2012
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You may not be convinced that workplace technology (which includes social media and mobile devices) is not the key issue currently facing employers. This survey, however, says otherwise.
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HR, Your Input Is Needed

September 7, 2012
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As companies look for ways to spur collaboration and efficiency, they are naturally drawn to software tools that break down barriers and foster better communication—and human resources needs to be leading this transformation, experts say.
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