TITLE

Why only twits would ignore the potential (and pitfalls) of Twitter

AUTHOR(S)
Gorham, Julia
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
People Management;4/23/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the use of Twitter, a social networking Web site, by human resources (HR) practitioners. It outlines some of the benefits of Twitter's connectivity for business organizations, including reducing traffic on company e-mail systems and avoiding long-distance telephone calls. It presents examples of the inappropriate use of social networking sites which led to the dismissal of some employees. It emphasizes the need for HR to prepare for issues that may emerge from the use of social networking sites.
ACCESSION #
40538095

 

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