Human Resources News & Insights

5 tips to make sure your social media stays yours

What would happen if all your company’s Twitter followers left when one of your employees quit? It’s happened to the best companies — but it doesn’t have to happen to you.

Bill would bar asking for applicants’ social media passwords

When some businesses began asking job applicants for their social media passwords, critics were immediately up in arms over privacy issues. So you knew it was only a matter of time before something like this wound up on the table.

SSA bolsters protections against identity theft on Web

To protect against identity thieves, the feds are making it more difficult for them – and you, the user – to access government online systems.

Would you trade your password for a candy bar?

According to a recent poll, security controls at your company may not be that tough to get around.

Company sued for firing obscene Web browser

When an employee’s caught looking at offensive Web sites, the person’s usually fired. But it’s not always that simple. Take this recent case, for example:

'Want a job? Just give us your Facebook password'

This employer’s taken the concept of online background checks to a new level.

‘Want a job? Just give us your Facebook password’

This employer’s taken the concept of online background checks to a new level.