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Social media has infiltrated work and personal lives. Social media‚Äôs use has escalated so quickly that no strict legal rules or etiquette regarding its use have been established. Many companies incorporate social media to encourage cross-functional communication and a team dynamic. Other companies actively try to prevent employees from accessing social media sites during work… Read more »

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There is a reason recruiters use social media as the number one tool to find and screen applicants. The information that can be garnered using social aggregation tools can resemble that of an FBI investigation. According to Mashable and a study by Reppler, ninety percent of recruiters use social network profiles in the hiring process…. Read more »

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Despite the ubiquity of social networking and its increasing use in business communication, inappropriate use of social media channels is common. Legal boundaries and accepted etiquette have not been established, and social media continues to blur the lines between work and personal lives. Employees and employers must tread carefully to avoid financial risk. Erin Geiger… Read more »

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Social media can be an indirect path to new opportunities. Most positions are filled by referred candidates before job descriptions are ever advertised. The secret to finding an opportunity then is to extend your professional network. Social media can be a way to reach potential references or attract potential employers. Additionally, exploiting social media by… Read more »