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

Social Media Policy
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: Prohibiting Employees’ Use Of Social Media At Work

Banning Social Media
by in Featured | Legal | Tech | Workforce

This article is part of an on-going, social media series. Because the law still is evolving, many employers are fearful of disciplining and terminating their employees for conduct on social networking sites. While this apprehension is understandable, it need not paralyze employers from protecting their legitimate business interests with an appropriate social networking policy. Recently,… Read More →

The Buzz on AZNow.Biz – September 13, 2010

Arizona Business Magazine's Editor-in-Chief Janet Perez
by in Featured | Video

It’s another jam-packed week at AZNow.Biz. Did you know that what you post on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter or MySpace could cost you a job offer? On Tuesday, AZNow.Biz talks to HR professionals and labor attorneys to find out what online information can or can’t hurt your career. Read this story and more,… Read More →

How Should Employers Respond To Social Media In The Workplace?

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Virtual Networking: According to some major news articles, the reign of e-mail as a primary tool for communication is coming to a close. This does not mean e-mail will no longer have a place in many people’s daily lives, but rather that its use will be minimized as new generations of communicators strive for instant… Read More →

How To Get The Most Out Of Social Media

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“Are you taking advantage of Web 2.0?” This question has been circulating throughout the business world regarding the online world of mass collaboration and consumer-generated content. Web 2.0 is redefining public relations, marketing, communications and branding for businesses worldwide. Nielsen’s 2009 Global Faces and Networked Places report states that two-thirds of the world’s Internet population… Read More →

Social Networks On Internet Pose Challenges And Opportunities For Businesses

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Instinct: Nearly every decision a person makes in his or her lifetime can in some way be tied to an instinctual reaction. One of the most primal of instincts is survival and the key to our evolutionary climb has been the instinct to live in groups or the herd mentality. The instinct is simple —… Read More →