Tag: social media policy

Ask the Expert: Is There Any Flexibility in FMLA Eligibility?

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at HR Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber regarding political discussions (and disagreements) in the workplace. Q: I have an employee who has requested FMLA and has worked for us for 11 months, but has worked […]

Monitoring Employee Social Media

Social media is ubiquitous. With our use of social media at an all-time high, employers must take extra care to protect company information. In a world in which employees are live streaming their “everything” on social media, employers must determine whether to monitor employee social media accounts. And it’s not uncommon for employers to do […]

How Human Resources Can Craft an Effective Social Media Policy

Social media is a battlefield these days, and there’s no doubt about it. One wrong tweet can light the Internet on fire. So how do you handle your employees’ social media usage, and how do you communicate your expectations? The first thing to consider when crafting an effective social media policy is that there really […]

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Developing Solid Employer Social Media Policies

Social media has played an increasingly prominent role in our daily lives, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic as we’ve been largely quarantined for months. This is no less true for your employees than for the larger public. Therefore, it’s important to develop a solid social media policy so they know your expectations and you can […]

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Social Media Training 101: Avoiding Embarrassing Corporate Blunders

Social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate with one another. Platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others have dramatically increased the reach of individuals in sharing ideas. People can quickly and easily communicate with others around the globe, even if they’ve never met before.

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Have You Read Your Social Media Policy Lately? Much Has Changed

When is the last time you updated your social media policy? Does it still reference older social media sites like Bebo, MySpace, Digg, or about.me? Since our last article on this topic several years ago, technology has undergone significant changes. You likely drafted many of your policies before the likes of Instagram and Snapchat even […]