Social Media in the Workplace

Kim Maslaniak, HR Consultant and owner of KAMhr, will be presenting at the May 19, 2011 meeting of Lunchtime Leaders. Ms. Maslaniak’s presentation, Social Media in the Workplace, will cover the use of social media in recruitment and hiring, employee privacy, discipline issues regarding social media use and the key elements of an effective social media policy.

“With the growth of social media in today’s society, employers have to be aware of its impact in the workplace,” said Ms. Maslaniak. “Business owners are now aware of the valuable use of social media as a marketing tool, but they also need to be mindful of the effects of both the employer’s and the employees’ use of social media on the business. The laws on these issues are changing every day, just like technology, and employers need to be up to date on what they are permitted to do in managing this area of their business.”

“This session of Lunchtime Leaders is a must for those businesses looking at implementing social media as part of their overall marketing strategy,” said Stewart Savage, coordinator of the Lunchtime Leader program. “Although social media can add a new dimension to customer interaction, it does come with its own set of issues. Ms. Maslaniak will definitely shed some light on workplace issues related to social media.”

Lunchtime Leaders is a complimentary leadership development program designed for the business leader dedicated to personal development and business achievement. This program provides business leaders the opportunity to meet like-minded individuals who are focused on achieving business excellence and have a desire to build strong professional relationships while gaining insight into a variety of contemporary topics (technology, finance business services, etc.).

The information provided in these complimentary sessions will help you lead your organization and build a robust and agile business environment while giving your business a financial advantage in this competitive marketplace.

Lunchtime Leaders is held from 12 pm to 1pm on the third Thursday of each month at the Abaton Consulting Presentation Center, 221 G Street, Suite 202, Davis, CA. Space is limited for these free presentations. Email Stewart Savage at info@AbatonConsulting.com to participate.

Visit Lunchtime Leaders for more information about this complimentary professional development program.

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