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Firm fires worker over Facebook comments, feds step in

When this employee made some disparaging comments about her boss on her personal Facebook page, the company fired her. Now the company has to answer to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). [Read more…]

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Social network sites: Collection gold mine or land mine?

Many businesses are using social networking sites as a tool to get problem customers to pay up. But you’ll want your A/R staffers to tread carefully in this area. [Read more…]

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Looking at your employees' Facebook pages? Here's the law

When it comes to employees, can companies legally view their personal posts, blogs, tweets and photos? The answer is a resounding “sort of” – it just depends on what you do next. [Read more…]

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'My Facebook page cost me the job?!'

At the very least, most employers peek at a candidates’ social networking profile in the selection process. So what turns them off the most? [Read more…]

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Resume fraud: How vulnerable is your firm?

If your firm is hiring again, keep this in mind: When work is scarce, job seekers tend to go to great lengths to get hired. [Read more…]

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A case for embracing social networking in the office … Really

With a slew of firms running into problems because of staffers’ social networking habits, it’s no wonder some workplaces are banning these sites altogether. Before you go that route, consider these reasons why you should do the opposite. [Read more…]

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Study: Two workdays per week spent online

When employers hear that the average adult spends 13 hours of his or her week online, they’re bound to wonder, “How much of that Web surfing takes place at work?” [Read more…]

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Subtle tactic to reduce social networking abuse

When it comes staffers using social networking sites in the workplace, many employers feel like their hands are tied. [Read more…]

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Why your Internet policy won't keep staffers from trashing you online

If you think a strict online policy will keep disgruntled staffers from slamming you on social networking sites, you may want to have a look at these findings. [Read more…]

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3 proven way to boost productivity and morale

Chances are your staff is being asked to step up and do more with less right now. This added pressure — combined with a lack of raises or bonuses — can really take a toll on employees’ productivity. [Read more…]

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