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The use of social media is growing, with businesses losing time and money due to employees social networking in company time. To help, XpertHR has produced a free and attorney-authored social media policy that can be tailored to your employer’s specific needs.
(PRWEB) March 18, 2013
The use of social media is growing. With businesses losing an estimated $65,000 a year due to employee social networking on company time*, it’s no wonder employers are clamoring to establish social media policies. However, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) many cases questioning the validity of social media policies should be used as a warning to other employers.
The issue is complex, with a recent survey showing that 30% of HR professionals** are not confident about staying up-to-date with legal changes affecting social media. To help, XpertHR has produced a free and attorney-authored social media policy (http://www.xperthr.com/policies-and-documents/social-media-policy/78/?cmpid=SOC|USAG|HRSUB-2013-2802-SocialMedia_PR|Policy&sfid=701G0000000Cy62) that can be tailored to your employer’s specific needs. Additional guidance on other issues such as employee privacy is also available to help you manage this vexing workplace challenge.
**XpertHR Social Media Survey Nov 2012
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