October 11, 2010
Is it okay to post that you received a bonus at work on your personal network? This week’s Social Media Round-up includes advice on what to not write on personel sites, legal implications of google searching for prospective employees, and proof that big brother is watching.
From – Las Vegas Review-Journal
- “Social networking can impact a person’s job…it can not only get you fired, it also can prevent you from getting hired in the first place…”
From – Legal Advisor
- It may now be easier to find information about prospects on the Internet, but being able to use it is another story.
From – New York Public Personnel Law
- How employers are taking advantage of the free information on social media websites and communication tools to screen applicants or to perform pre-offer due diligence on successful applicants.
From – Forbes
- News of federal agents stopping by the house of a 20-year-old Egyptian American, after his friend posted photos of a GPS tracking device found on the underside of his car.