Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
How GCs Use Social Media to Hire Law Firms
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Experts Tell EEOC That Use of Social Media by Employers, Applicants and Employees May Implicate the Laws EEOC Enforces -
WASHINGTON-The use of social media has become pervasive in today's workplace and, as a result, is...more
It is always worthwhile to talk about current developments in the area of social media and employment law, and to look back at their contextual import. Much of the fun, however, lies in playing the forecasting game, and...more
Social media platforms have become an increasingly important means for companies to build and manage their brands and to interact with their customers, in many cases eclipsing companies’ traditional “.com” websites. Social...more
In This Issue:
- OFCCP Releases VEVRAA and Rehabilitation Act Section 503 Final Rules
- US Supreme Court to Decide Whether Severance Payments Are Subject to FICA
- SDNY Rules That NYC Human Rights Law Does Not...more
A lawsuit filed in Massachusetts state court recently raised the issue of whether a former employee’s LinkedIn post announcing a new job could violate an anti-solicitation clause of a non-compete contract with the former...more
Last time, we looked at whether the media can use images from social media sites applying fair use to several typical situations. Today, we look at the specific terms of service of various popular sites to see if some make...more
“What happens if I don’t clean my room?” my son, Taylor, recently asked me.
Originally posted in The National Law Journal on July 29, 2013...more
What happens when the employee who set up the company’s LinkedIn account leaves? ...more
It’s time to get scientific about LinkedIn.
Many marketers, maybe you included, think that the LinkedIn platform hasn’t reached the point where it should be measured by the same standards as “traditional” marketing...more
So, you’ve got your LinkedIn profile complete. You may have even signed up for Twitter. You know you need to continue to build your online presence – it’s impossible to get face time with past, current and prospective...more
Now, more than ever, it’s important to have strong allies on social networks.
A few years ago when social networks were relatively young, it was easier to stand out. Slap a “follow me on LinkedIn/Twitter/Facebook” at...more
I get this question from attorneys A LOT. While my official answer has always been “Don’t connect with people you don’t know,” I still find guilt creeping in and causing me to “Accept” invitations from people I have never...more
With the continually increasing popularity of social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, where members can be connected to friends, family members, co-workers, clients, and potential clients all by logging in...more
Most employers are well aware of the various implications that the social media explosion has on the workplace. The various issues created by Facebook, LinkedIn, and other similar platforms lead to constant requests for...more
When it comes to LinkedIn, there are four kinds of people: Rockstars, Resumators, Rolodexers, and Reactors....more
Add it to the list! ROI is quickly becoming an overused buzzword in corporate settings. However, whenever you make an investment in a business tool, whether it is actual dollars spent or simply your time, it is important to...more
Norah Denley, Senior Research Analyst at LIMRA, released the results of a study last week on the growth of social media in the financial services industry. Among the study’s findings...more
Companies are getting a big surprise these days: Employees are leaving with their LinkedIn accounts and the company’s proprietary list of business contacts. LinkedIn is a well-known, business-oriented social media website...more
Imagine a situation where you have a small business that is planning a major event at a sports venue and needs to utilize a variety of social media channels to publicize the event and garner support for it. Such a business...more
The New Belle of the Ball -
For years, LinkedIn played the poor stepchild to flashier consumer social sites like Facebook and Twitter. Millions of people signed up for LinkedIn, but mostly they used it to find...more
“Which button do I push on LinkedIn for business development?” The chief marketing officer of a major law firm described to me fielding this question recently.
Originally published in The National Law Journal on May...more
Recruiting has been a top priority for PeopleLinx in the several months since closing our Series A funding. In fact, we’ve nearly tripled our staff since the end of March; as you can imagine, finding and hiring the right...more
Social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others have become a part of daily life in the United States and abroad. The unavoidable reach of social media into our personal lives has extended into our...more
We all remember the scene: Alec Baldwin’s blistering, expletive-laden monologue to a team of tired sales reps demanding that they Always Be Closing, followed by lots of whining about weak leads and ineffective tools....more
Four different kinds of employees are causing employers grief in the modern workplace this week....more
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