HumanCapitalist Blog: I Hate Social Media Policies -- How About Social Media Training Instead

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When it comes to discussing the role of social media in large enterprises, many HR managers today remain oddly fixated on creating and enforcing social media policies and determining the right sorts of internal penal codes for violations. I don’t know about you, but I’m not a fan of punitive policies that seem to be designed specifically to catch people doing something that people who created the policy do not approve of. The irony, of course, is that the vast majority of people who work in these organizations will never do anything on social media that will reflect poorly on the company.