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How to Craft a Social Media Policy for Your Employees in 2024

March 22, 2024

Via: HR Hero

These days, a social media policy isn’t just an afterthought—it’s a must. The vast majority of your employees likely engage in some type of social media usage, whether they’re constantly sharing snippets of their days on TikTok, sharing interesting articles […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Redefining Work: Gen Z’s Quest for Meaning Beyond the 9-to-5

March 20, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Between the widespread adoption of remote and hybrid work policies and advances in telecommunications technology, many of us now live in an era where the boundaries between work and life are considerably blurred. The Gen Z Shift In the midst […]


Research

Upcoming Changes to New York’s Employment Laws

October 3, 2023

Via: SHRM

New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul continues to sign legislation emanating from a busy legislative session, including legislation prohibiting employers from accessing employee social media account log-in information, requiring written notice of unemployment insurance benefits, and modifying the New York […]


Research

NLRB ruling foreshadows scrutiny of workplace civility, social media rules

August 3, 2023

Via: HR Dive

The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday reversed its Trump-era stance that allowed employers to maintain certain handbook policies, such as those mandating a respectful workplace (Stericycle, Inc. and Teamsters Local 628). The shift means all policies that restrict employee […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Find Great Employees Using Free Hiring Services

February 7, 2023

Via: Entrepreneur

Creating a successful hiring strategy is a challenge for many companies, especially if you’re working with a limited budget. However, there are many free hiring services employers of all sizes use that can help you find qualified candidates for your […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Social Media Posts Gone Wrong Require Delicate Evaluation

January 4, 2023

Via: SHRM

When social media posts about employees grab attention for the wrong reasons, how the controversy is handled in both the office and court of public opinion will impact reputations. How HR approaches the situation can depend on whether the employee […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Clear, Effective Social Media Policies Protect Reputation and Reduce Risk

October 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Generally speaking, you can prohibit your employees from engaging in certain activities (including social media use) during work hours or while using your equipment and/or communication systems—and discipline them for doing so. From a practical standpoint, the best way to […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

4 Ways to Elevate Your Business’ Social Media to Attract Candidates

August 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Despite the potential of social media in helping brands connect with millions of people every day, so many companies still haven’t fully embraced social channels for recruitment. Social media recruiting may take a little time to get established, but once […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

TikTok as the Hottest Job-Bashing Forum

June 27, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Decades ago, the grumblings, complaints, and revelations of employees were limited to the watercooler. Outside of the office, those grumblings may have found their way to the dinner table or the local watering hole, but that was about the extent […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Monitoring Employee Social Media

June 2, 2022

Via: HR Hero

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 […]


News

The most interesting HR stories of the week

May 27, 2022

Via: Recruiting Headlines

Facebook tells staff to stop discussing abortion at work Social media giant, Facebook has reportedly banned staff from talking about abortion on its internal platform, Workplace. According to The Verge, the ban has been imposed due to an “increased risk” […]


Workplace wellness

Eden Foods exec told HR rep ‘all these girls want me,’ EEOC alleges

May 6, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Harassment is “unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy), national origin, older age (beginning at age 40), disability, or genetic information (including family medical history),” according to the EEOC, and […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Speed up the Recruitment Process

April 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

If your business is looking to fill an employment hole as soon as possible, you may be intimidated by the process ahead. After all, recruitment truly is just that—a process. It’s not something that can be done overnight. Rushing to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Developing Solid Employer Social Media Policies

September 13, 2021

Via: HR Hero

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 […]


Research

What to Know About Free Speech, Cancel Culture, and Your Business

June 3, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The phrase “cancel culture” has become ubiquitous over the last couple years. It strikes fear in the hearts of social media influencers and public figures everywhere. One post in poor taste or the unearthing of a years-old tweet can bring […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Social Media and Recruiting

February 5, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Do you use various social media sites during your recruiting process? Perhaps you at least post jobs on LinkedIn? For anyone not already doing so, you may be interested to know that there are quite a few ways social media […]


Research, Software

Tips for Dealing with Employees’ Abusive Social Media Posts

December 16, 2020

Via: HR Hero

With approximately 3.6 billon people expressing themselves on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok, employers have to ask themselves some important questions. For example, should you set boundaries for what you will or won’t […]


Workplace wellness

Social Collaboration: Benefits, Best Practices, and Tools

November 19, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

With social media, you can chat with friends, share funny memes, and tweet angry things into the internet void. Social collaboration uses the same tools (and can include the same behaviors), but the goals are different; this is the business […]


Communication, Software

Managing Social Media Challenges in Today’s Employee Relations World

November 12, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

Even though I spent Halloween in my apartment watching Hocus Pocus with my children and had precisely two trick-or-treaters that were pre-arranged, I saw hundreds of costumed children in my Facebook feed. You no longer have to do things in-person […]


News

Employees May Be Fired for Hate Speech on Social Media

August 4, 2020

Via: SHRM

Employers usually may fire workers for posting racist content on social media, just as they can fire employees for making racist comments in the workplace. But when disciplining workers for offensive posts, employers need to ensure that they are following […]