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Compliance
October 11, 2017

Employment Law Retaliation in the Digital Age

What Kinds of Social Media Posts are Protected? Employees are increasingly using social media to complain about their employment and employers.  As a result, employment-law retaliation claims based on social media activity are on the rise. Employers must treat social media activity with the same concern for retaliation claims as…
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Compliance
March 17, 2017

Disparaging Company Tweets May Be Protected

By: Patty Tehrani Do employees have a right to complain about their jobs and employers on social media? Another recent decision delivered by National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regarding employee tweets may give some insights into this issue. But before we delve into this case, let's consider the basis of…
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Leadership and career
December 5, 2016

The Siren Song of Social Media

By: Mike Pagani The siren call of social media is nearly irresistible — all that consumer data for targeting, the opportunity to build more nuanced relationships with consumers through outreach, education and responsiveness, and all with a personal touch. Think about the value and convenience of meeting your customers where they…
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Leadership and career
November 7, 2016

Why Social Media Has Become the New BYOD

By: Mike Pagani There's no doubt that using social media communications can offer businesses tremendous business advantage in terms of reaching potential new customers and staying in touch regularly with the ones they have. In fact, the number of organizations now actively using social media as one of their standard…
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Leadership and career
September 23, 2016

5 Steps to Good Social Media Governance

By: Joanna Belbey “How can compliance officers meet the challenge of building good governance in a world where new communications are consistently emerging?” asked Melissa Callison, Global Marketing and Corporate Affairs Compliance Executive of Bank of America during a recent event. Callison joined other financial services compliance professionals on a…
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Leadership and career
April 6, 2016

Big Corporate Titles, Big Social Media Mistakes

By: Devin Redmond Social media gaffes know no corporate hierarchy.  With more and more execs using and being encouraged to use Social Media, the instant and public ramification of a gaffe, blunder or exploit, the stakes keep rising.  These can result in much more than embarrassment for the perpetrator and…
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June 25, 2015

No Fear: How Businesses Can Master Content Development on Social Media

By: Joanna Belbey Recently, I participated with Lori Feldman, Global Head of Social Media, CIGNA on a webinar “Using Social Media in the age of ACA and HIPAA Regulations.” During the webinar, we polled the attendees to understand their concerns. Surprisingly, “Lack of Bandwidth to Develop Content” tied “Mitigating Risks…
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May 21, 2015

Social Media: The Challenge of Managing Millions of Friends

By: Michael Connor The world of social media moves quickly. In July 2012, for example, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings posted a statement on his Facebook page that the online video company had reached one billion hours of viewing. The company and Hastings subsequently received a Wells notice from the Securities…
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January 7, 2015

How to Use LinkedIn to Target 2 Types of Jobs Simultaneously

By: Dana Manciagli I have a two-pronged job search — there are two different job types that I’m targeting — and I was wondering what advice you might have for my LinkedIn profile. Should I have two accounts? If so, would having two different LinkedIn profiles possibly cause prospective employers…
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December 19, 2014

Can You Fire an Employee for What They Say on Facebook?

By: Ethan Wall Let’s face it: your employees sometimes post things on social media that might be embarrassing, harmful to your company’s reputation or could get you in serious legal trouble. Sometimes their social media posts are so egregious or outlandish that you feel you’re left with no choice but…
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