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Privacy Laws Threaten Compliance

September 24, 2012
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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HR, Your Input Is Needed

September 7, 2012
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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How Do We Preserve Our Culture in an Age of Virtualization?

September 5, 2012
Our company has been successful because we keep things on a personal level between our senior managers and employees. We don't want to lose that close-knit feel, but we also see the value of using virtualization. How do we incorporate the technology while preserving our culture? —Vexed by Virtualization, HR generalist, construction/engineering, Indianapolis
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Are You Allowed to Use Social Media at Work?

August 30, 2012
Companies cannot promulgate a disconnect between their external social media efforts and their internal social media policies. Openness to the public at-large will cause resentment among your employees if you restrict internal access. It sends a mixed (and wrong) message.
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