For many human resource professionals, the question isn’t if there is a social media presence on a potential employee, but if it is legal for them to view those sites when making hiring decisions? Also, is there a policy on what current employees can post and share online? Creating a social media policy and educating employees is critical for protecting a company’s reputation and avoiding legal issues. In this course, you will learn how to create a social media policy for current employees as well as policies for pre-employment social media review.
Key Learning Objectives:
- Gain an understanding of the legal implications associated with social media during the hiring process
- Examine laws surrounding the use of social media in the workplace
- Identify key components of an effective social media policy