Social media and HR: Managing the legal risks, updating your policies

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Whether they’re shooting off their own tweets or following others, employees using Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and personal blogs are creating liability and PR risks with their online rants, raves and company gossip. We’ve gathered the best of HR Specialist’s recent coverage of social media’s HR implications. You’ll find sound legal advice, and maybe a laugh or two.

How to Draft a Social Networking Company Policy (Available to Premium Plus subscribers)

Monitoring the virtual water cooler: Facebook and beyond (Available to Premium Plus subscribers)

Lost in MySpace: Know the law before searching web for applicant info (Available to Premium Plus subscribers)

@Twitterers: Watch what you tweet! @Videographers: Grow up!

Are Facebook postings private? Bosses and workers disagree

Charlotte-Meck teachers disciplined for Facebook postings

Can you discipline workers for their raunchy Facebook postings?

Are employees twittering the day away? (Available to Premium Plus subscribers)

'Virtual' job fairs save money, click with candidates (Available to Premium Plus subscribers)

To google or not: Legitimate screening method or privacy breach? (Available to Premium Plus subscribers)

How to protect yourself from Internet-related liability (Available to Premium Plus subscribers)

Add some pizazz to your personal LinkedIn profile

Finally, I'm on LinkedIn. So, now what? (Available to Premium Plus subscribers)

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