Tag Archive: Freedom

Hey, Brother, You're Big

It seems like a lot of organizations are looking to HR to solve this ever so scary issue of social media in the workplace: what if our employees are saying naughty things…what if they’re gossiping…what if they are bad mouthing the company…and what if, my ohh my, they are doing it all on company time?  Who the flip cares? …

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If you love some body…

How many of you have heard the HR Department referred to as Corporate Cops, or HR Police, or Fun Police, etc?  No questions it’s the least favorite part of our jobs, but enforcing policy and procedures is a necessary evil…I get it.  That doesn’t mean it has to be the central focus of what we’re…

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Punk Rock HR Question: Social Media, Employers, and Passwords

So the discussion at Punk Rock HR all seems on point to me – no contest on this one.  The internal debate I’m starting to have, though, is whether or not employers should be restricting access to social media sites at all.  I understand the business case – it certainly can interfere (and I myself…

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