Social media blunders: What employers can do

Posted by Holly Cudbill, 20th May 2019

This article first appeared in HR Magazine on 17 May 2019.

There are many recent, high profile examples of public figures in hot water with their employers over comments made on social media.

Although it might not receive as much publicity, handling social media mistakes made by less well-known employees is a growing area of concern for HR professionals and advisers and social media policies will help employers to manage the tricky issues that can arise.

Careful judgement and watertight policies around employee posts are needed to navigate the murky world of social media.

To read the full article, written by Holly Cudbill in HR Magazine, click here.

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