Though laws on noncompete agreements vary by state, they are no longer confined to highly specialized industries.
The same poll found that 35 percent of hiring managers who use social media to screen applicants have sent friend requests or otherwise attempted to connect with applicants online.
In Landry’s, the board is adopting a more reasonable, real-world reading of a social media policy.
One issue I’ve never considered is whether the social media site is a 'consumer reporting agency' subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Most companies believe that their greatest security risk comes from cyber terrorists overseas.
While Kleiner won a battle, it lost a larger business war — one its leaders could have prevented by taking actions that demonstrated the need to act professionally.