Some of the fastest growing membership to social networking sites is amongst the workforce population. With the ease of accessibility to the internet in the workplace, this growth has had a considerable impact on the behaviour of employees.
This course looks at Facebook by considering not only the negative, but also the positive impacts of social networking technology on employers, the rights of employees, and considers how these 21st century workplace issues can be managed.
On completion of this online course, you will gain an understanding of:
- the terminology associated with social networking
the legal background applicable to the use of such technology in the workplace
- the risks in the workplace from use and misuse of social networking
- practical hints for dealing with problems caused by the use of Facebook and employees