How to avoid misuse of social media at work

Employers need clear policy on employees’ use of email, social networks and other technology

3rd April, 2016
The internet has blurred employees personal and work lives

As the use of social media and other technologies becomes more common in Irish workplaces, monitoring their use can be a challenge for employers.

Undoubtedly, social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have increased companies’ scope to communicate with customers, while email has improved internal communication.

For employers, however, these trends have also given rise to the need to make sure that employees use company-owned technology, email and social media appropriately, and to monitor...

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