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Part 9: Protecting the Organization’s Social Media Presence

social networkingWe have more screening and assessment issues we want to discuss, but first, a few last comments on social media. What should the mission do to protect its social media presence on its own sites and on personal sites? Good policies and good training are key. 

Part 8: You are what you post…Wait, what?

social networkingOk, so the organization can look but not discriminate. I will take your word for it, but it sounds murky…like so much else, I guess. Here is a different take on this whole thing. 

Part 7: More About Social Media Screening

social networkingSometimes it’s surprising how many ways there are for an employer to get in trouble. You raised questions about outside screening, and about timing with the interview. It may seem unjust that you can get in trouble for looking at someone’s public profiles, but ... 

Part 6: Screening How Broadly and When?

social networkingIt is interesting to find out that there is a way to get in trouble even by checking someone’s public spaces. Two issues come to mind from your previous post. 

Part 5: Background Checking

background checkingWhat part should social media play in hiring someone? Done cautiously, social media screening can be helpful. For the check of public presence, you must balance two risks. 

Part 4: Who is at the table

Social Networking PoliciesMemberCare is a dynamic, changing, connection between the organization and their people. Resource people in this domain delight in talking, surfacing needs, and meeting them, or arranging for them to be met. 

Part 3: Getting Started With Your Social Media Policies

social mediaWe’re defining “social media” fairly broadly. By “social media,” we include the best-known sites, like Facebook, Linked In, and Twitter, and any blogs the organization may have. But when organizations post photos and updates on their websites, with opportunity to comment, that can be social media too. The four areas... 

Part 2: Your Policy and Changes in Social Media Law

Social MediaMission organizations are heavy users of various forms of social media. With personnel, offices, and supporters in multiple time zones, social media makes sense. It has advantages and dangers. The law on social media is developing fast. 

Part 1: Good-bye GINA, Hello Social Networking

social networkingHi, Brent. Social networking is the new way we participate in community, so many of the things we once shared at the village well or at prayer meetings are now shared online. That can be good and it can cause problems, just like old-time gossip. And social media definitely causes its share of employment problems.

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