#Nextchat: Are You Still Blocking Employees from Social Media?

NEWSFLASH TO EMPLOYERS: Even if you block social media at your office, your employees will access Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media platforms on their smart phones -- and the work will STILL get done.

Please join @weknownext at 3 p.m. ET on May 29 for a #Nextchat on social media at work with SHRM’s Digital Communications Expert and author Aliah D. Wright (@1SHRMScribe).

Q1. Does your organization block employees from using social media or does it embrace it?  Why?

Q2. Which social media sites are your employees using to get the job done and increase productivity?

Q3. What are some ways your organization has integrated social media into the way you work?

Q4. What issues/problems has social media created for your organization that did not exist in the past?

Q5. How do you handle employee complaints about a colleague's social media behavior? External complaints?

Q6. What lead your company to institute a social media policy that governs employee behavior?

Q7. What are the consequences of NOT allowing employees to use social media at your organization?

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