Category Archives: social media

Social Media In The Workplace

I have previously posted about the intersection of social media and the workplace.  Prior posts are here and here.  Recently, however, there has been a lot of buzz around how employers are attempting to obtain from employees or prospective employees … Continue reading

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What Do A YouTube Video, Kickboxing, The Burnsville School District And A $255,000 Settlement Have In Common?

The folks in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District are up in arms over a settlement payment made to the District’s departing human resources director Tania Z. Chance.  As first reported, Chance was paid approximately $254,000 to leave her job, which is … Continue reading

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Your Boss Is Big Brother

I can almost guarantee Noah Kravitz did not see this coming: Getting sued by his former employer for $340,000 because his former employer, PhoneDog, claimed his Twitter followers were a “trade secret.”  PhoneDog is a company that reviews mobile devices … Continue reading

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