Tag Archives: employment law

Drop Your Social Media Policy Today – Write Something More Positive

Social Media policies, just say no!  That has been a recurring theme in these parts.  There are very real concerns and risks with employees engaging on social media when they talk about the company they work for.  I do not … Continue reading

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Leveraging Employees? – Avoiding the Pitfalls of the Social Ownership Question

Employee engagement with customers on social is perhaps the greatest untapped resource at your company.  It is also probably one of the greatest risks.  We have spent a fair amount of time discussing employees acting on their own without any … Continue reading

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The TCPA Has Changed – Your Mobile Marketing Just Did As Well

Your use of text messaging just got a little bit more risky.  New changes to the TCPA went into effect that you need to pay attention to.  While some may think the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) only applies to … Continue reading

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Employee Speech – Your Social Media Problem or Their’s?

Employee grievances on social media are a very thorny area to address.  The risks in mis-stepping are huge.  You can either look so heavy handed that you risk losing customers when you over-react.  You could also face action by the … Continue reading

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Employee Social Engagement − Look Past Policies and Towards Empowerment

Employee social media polices are not a tool that enables any type of empowerment.  Policies are not positive in nature, let’s just agree on that.  If they were positive in nature, they wouldn’t have the pervasive “violations of this policy … Continue reading

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Policied to Death – Employees and Social Media (Yet Again)

By now, if you have been reading this blog with any regularity you are familiar with my rant against employee social media policies.  In fact, you are probably a bit tired of it.  It just seems that pundits keep on … Continue reading

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Find Your Serenity – Employees and Social Media Access and Risk

It is amazing that employers think that turning things off is the way to manage employee social media risk.  Haven’t we learned the axiom, if you can’t hear the kids they are probably in trouble.  While employees are not your … Continue reading

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