17 Mar Can you fire a worker based on Facebook entry?
With social networks all over cyberspace, it’s probably very easy to find out what your employees are doing and what they are thinking. But even if you find some damning information about one of your workers on Facebook, for instance, should you use that as evidence against an employee and punish him or her for a transgression?
Until now, some human resources departments had scanned the web looking for information about a potential candidate to hire. But the situation now becomes more complicated if you find an employee leaking information or failing to be civil. It is up to the employee to curb these tendencies. It’s also up to a company to let workers know that anything that ends up on the social network is fodder for everyone.
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