Can Employees Use Social Media?
Social media is a part of everyday life now. Employees expect to be able to access their accounts during the day and some employees elect not to take a position if they can’t do it. Since there are several generations in the workplace today, a good percentage of younger employees assume they can go online and check their accounts.
So do you have a social media policy? If not, even if you are a start up, it’s important to clarify for employees how they can use social media and how often.
“Start-ups urged to not overlook social media policies” by Michelle Hammond on StartUpSmart.com.
Start-ups shouldn’t underestimate the value of social media policies, new research suggests, as employees are often unclear about how to represent their organisation on social media.
Setting clear expectations is important in building strong working relationships with your employees. If the policy is fair, employees understand that you need to protect the brand as well as insuring they are productive and adding to the success of the company.
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