Keep your social media clean to protect your career

  • 02/12/2015
Jennifer Mills (Paul Henry)
Jennifer Mills (Paul Henry)

Our online behaviour can affect the workplace - such as the Australian women who successfully accused her employer of bullying after the boss 'unfriended' her on Facebook.

So is it time for a workplace social media policy?

What are some things employees and employers should avoid online?

Employment lawyer Jennifer Mills joined Paul Henry to discuss the topic.

Facebook and the workplace have now become very much intertwined.

The law has taken a while to catch up to Facebook and make this position clear.

Many employees will still find it surprising that their activity on social networking sites can be a legitimate cause for disciplinary action.

Policies should be clear so that employees understand what is expected of them. They could include restrictions upon:

Watch the video for the full interview.