Fired Over Social Media: Will HR Do It? Can They?


Badmouthing your company on social media is both unethical and not a particularly smart thing to do.

Should human resources fire an employee over it? Can they fire them?

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Terminations because of social media use have been one of the hot topics for human resources in the past few years. It is imperative that employers know when they are able to fire a problematic employee. There are a few strategies for human resources to prevent an ethical controversy over social media use in the workplace.

Twitter and Facebook should be seen as distractions from work, not part of it.

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A 21st Century Dilemma: Salary or Flexibility?


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With a new generation of workers born in the late 80′s and 90′s—Gen Y, or “Millennials“—entering an already crowded job market, they will be presented with some challenges unique to our age. As they make their way into the corporate world, they confront a decidedly 21st century problem.

Their predicament? Continue reading “A 21st Century Dilemma: Salary or Flexibility?”