Your business needs a social media policy: Here’s five rules that should be in it

SmartCompany, August 3, 2018

In the height of the marriage equality debate last year, a small Canberra-based business found itself faced with a flurry of both positive and negative attention after firing an employee who took to Facebook to let her followers know she’d be voting ‘no’. “It’s 100% necessary for all businesses to have a social media policy and guidelines around that sort of activity,” says Deborah Peppard, director and HR professional at HR Staff’n Stuff. “It’s here to stay, and businesses have the right to regulate the expectations of how their employees act on global social media.” Https://