Author Archives: Carrie Pixler

Carrie Pixler

About Carrie Pixler

Carrie Pixler is an associate with Fennemore Craig and a member of the firm’s litigation section. She practices in the areas of labor and employment, appeals and professional responsibility. She can be reached at cpixler@fclaw.com.

Social Media Series: Using Social Media Content to Inform Employment Decisions

Using Social Media Content to Inform Employment Decisions

This article is part of an ongoing series about social media in the workplace. We’re interested in your feedback/questions, so please comment and the authors may address your issue in their next article. Assuming that employers properly obtain personal information about an applicant from social media sites, employers still need to be careful to avoid… Read More →

Social Media Series: Employers Should Consider Creating Their Own Social Media Policy

Social Media Policy
May 13, 2011 by in Featured | Healthcare | Legal | Tech

  This article is part of an on-going, social media series. According to a recent ethics and workplace survey by Deloitte, social networking sites are a part of everyday life for employees, with 66 percent acknowledging that they visit sites such as Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Plaxo, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr at least once a week.… Read More →

Social Media Series: Using Social Media As Evidence In Lawsuits

Social Media as evidence
May 3, 2011 by in Featured | Legal | Tech | Workforce

This article is part of an on-going, social media series. When litigating against a former employee, the Internet can lead to an evidentiary goldmine for an employer. A former employee’s social media activity may provide evidence of the employee’s breaches, such as a violation of a non-competition provision or breach of confidentiality. Courts have addressed… Read More →

Social Media Series: Companies Need To Set Parameters For Social Media Use At Work

Social Media at Work
April 15, 2011 by in Featured | Legal | Tech | Workforce

This article is part of an on-going, social media series. If you run a business and provide Internet-enabled computers to your employees, it is crucial that they understand how or if they can engage in social media while on the job.  Given how fast our world is moving, some would say that to prohibit employees… Read More →