Helping organizations like summer camps and recreation department determine their social media strategy and write their social media policies are the questions I get the most. Here is a post by Maggie McGary that will have you considering the rights of your employees. In The Other Side of Social Media Policies–Employee’s Rights, Maggie notes that perhaps employees cannot be fired or disciplined for blogging about “wages, hours, or terms or conditions of employment,” such as the company’s pay scale or vacation policy. As with any employment policy, you should check with your legal department and state laws.
I still think summer camps can help our teenage staff with the life skills of social media in the work place. If you are looking for case studies to stimulate conversation, here is an article that may be useful: A CEO’s Dilemma: Should I Take My Burning Man Pics off Facebook?
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