Face to face with social networking

Brockett, James
August 2007
People Management;8/9/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p15
The article discusses the impact of the growing social networking web sites on the field of human resource (HR) management in Great Britain. According to the author, the big issue for HR managers is whether to embrace this trend or give it a wide berth. He cites the outcome of the use of social networking site Facebook by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. In addition, the author addresses the legal aspect of the use of such sites by employers.


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