Management  |  Format: Flash

Social Media: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

Course Overview
As postings on social media have routinely replaced conversations over lunch or around the water cooler, workers have filed almost 100 social media-related complaints against employers with the National Labor Relations Board. Michael Schmidt, a partner at Cozen O'Connor P.C., counsels you on what policies should be in place to protect your company's interests and its reputation.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Determine how social media is changing the workplace;
  • Identify why companies need to have a social media policy;
  • Distinguish between "concerted" and "protected" activities;
  • Recognize why companies cannot uniformly rely on information from social media in making hiring decisions or in taking employment actions.
    Catalog Number: 99SPK06
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: SmartPros
    Advanced Preparation:
    Work experience in a corporate staff position, or an introductory course in business law
    Course Level: Update
    Field of Study: Management Services
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Apr 08, 2014 / Aug 14, 2020