Social Media and Productivity
Going strong is the discussion around whether to allow employees access to social media at work. Since social media is an integral part of everyday life for a lot of people, it’s presence is used by companies as well as employees. So what’s the real impact of social media on employee productivity? If employees access a social media site while at work, are they more or less productive?
On PayScale.com by Marissa Brassfield is the post: “How Do Social Media Restrictions Influence Employee Productivity?“
PayScale.com provides salary information to both employers and employees, as well blog posts on different issues that impact business. This blog post provides a different view on productivity and social media access and provides stats to support the use of social media in the workplace.
Social media is here to stay and companies are creating polices that either restrict it entirely or allow access with restrictions on what can be written about the company. In managing employees, technology will continue to challenge you. Employees embrace it quicker and companies are working hard to catch up in order to protect their brand and revenue.
Where do you stand on social media?
Do you feel it hinders or enhances an employee’s productivity?
Do you allow it in the workplace?
Social Media Policy Samples
Is Your Social Media Policy Intrusive?
Social Media And The Workplace
How Do You Manage Social Media With Your Employees?