Social Media Study: HR Must Embrace Social

How does your company handle the social media accounts of employees? In the past, it wasn’t really an issue, but every day it becomes more of a problem. Employers want to know about their employees, and employees want their personal lives to stay private. How do you navigate these muddy waters? It’s truly a challenge, one that is only going to become more arduous as time rolls on.

SilkRoad has released a great data-set that covers most aspects of HR and social media colliding. It details the common pitfalls like companies asking for passwords, companies restricting social access, and even companies who fear espionage! Whether you’re an employee or employer, you absolutely need to be informed about how social media relates to employment.

The infographic below details the findings of SilkRoad’s study. Original article about SilkRoad’s social media study posted on Wikimotive’s blog under the title Social Media and The Workplace.

Social Media and The Workplace

Tim Martell

Timothy Martell is a digital marketing and SEO expert regularly sought out by both media and industry leaders for his opinion on social media marketing campaigns that really work. Timothy has been seen on MSNBC and Dateline, has been interviewed twice by Facebook for his successful dealership advertising campaigns, has been a featured speaker at automotive conferences such as, DMSC, AMBC, and the Driving Sales Executive Summit and has been featured on the cover of AutoSuccess magazine. Timothy is known for pushing the boundaries of conventional automotive thinking and producing social media campaigns that generate massive numbers of followers leading to record ROI.

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