Does Facebook ‘unfriending’ constitute bullying?
What sounds like school-yard gossip could actually have much harsher consequences, warns one government body.
Does 'improper' online behaviour always warrant dismissal?
Don’t jump the gun just because your employee behaved somewhat inauspiciously online, warns one labour lawyer.
Leadership crisis at global start-up?
The company’s CTO is just the latest senior exec to leave in just a few short months – can the popular photo-sharing app recover?
The take-away on off-duty conduct
It’s a concern that’s not going away – in fact, it’s expected to get worse as Canadians increasingly embrace everything social media. But there’s hope for HR professionals grappling with off-duty misconduct
Brace yourselves for backlash
Any firing can bring unwanted attention to an organization, but it can be magnified greatly when the reason for an employee’s termination was their use of social media
Recruiter defends “most offensive” ad campaign
Images of Syrian refugees and holocaust victims were among the many tasteless tweets – but bosses aren’t backing down.
HR ferrets out reputational risk to their organizations
Your employees must know that their conduct while away from work is increasingly available for all to see, hear and, indeed, penalize, say legal experts
Off-duty conduct catches the eyes of HR
What happens on social media, stays on social media … forever. Employers know that all too well – something driving concerns about the off-duty conduct of workers
Sexist LinkedIn comment sparks fierce debate
The professional networking site is at the centre of a workplace-sexism storm after one user publicly shamed another.
Breast milk shipping latest perk at Twitter
Following the lead of other global firms, Twitter is now offering to cover the costs of shipping breast milk for its female employees.