A new survey of nearly 600 employers by Business and Legal Resources (BLR) finds that social media policies will likely be a challenge for their organizations in 2012.
One-in-four survey participants said that social media policies would pose the biggest problem for their organizations, with cell phone use/distracted driving a distant second at 21.6%. Rounding out the top 10 policy challenges:
- Attendance and punctuality17.4%
- Background check: 15.6%
- Eligibility for benefit: 14.7%
- Employee leave of absence11.1%
- Reductions in force11.1%
The survey also showed that 50% of participants plan to update their social media policies in the next six months.
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