HR professionals are very much online, but that doesn't mean the two always play nice. Sure, it's clear HR pros love to encourage one another on Twitter and follow each other's careers on LinkedIn. What happens, though, when a recruiter's feed is interrupted by an employee's shockingly inappropriate tirade? What's HR to do when they stumble upon (or unearth) some not-so-flattering photos of an applicant's most recent vacation?
These are questions HR has to answer regularly. To understand how to best approach social media, HR Dive looked into the most noteworthy instances of work-related social media uproar from 2019 and asked a few attorneys and professionals about the boundaries of life online.