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Should You Friend Your Supervisor on Facebook? (NJLA2013)

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Should You Friend Your Supervisor on Facebook? (NJLA2013)

  1. 1. NJLA Annual Conference6/4/2013Valerie ForrestalWeb Services LibrarianCollege of Staten Island
  2. 2. Companies are Googling you…and they WILL use what theyfind to decide to hire/not hire you.
  3. 3. • political• whistle-blowing (CEPA)• concerted activity• non-illegal, off-duty,non-work-relatedprotected online speech:
  4. 4. what can get you in trouble:• posts on company time using company resources• using the company‟s name/logo• disclosure of trade secrets• harassment or bullying• libel
  5. 5. • don„t contradict yourself• don„t lie (and don‟t exaggerate)• don„t name names• check what your co-workers can see• add managers/co-workers to “Restricted” list
  6. 6. sourcesThirty-seven percent of companies use social networks to research potential job candidates, according tonew CareerBuilder Survey -http://www.careerbuilder.com/share/aboutus/pressreleasesdetail.aspx?id=pr691&sd=4/18/2012&ed=4/18/2099Employee Posts on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and Blogs - http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/employee-posts-facebook-myspace-twitter-32954.htmlEven if It Enrages Your Boss, Social Net Speech Is Protected -http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/22/technology/employers-social-media-policies-come-under-regulatory-scrutiny.htmlConscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) N.J.S.A. 34:19-1 -http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/directive/2009/dir_09-09.pdfFacebook post costs waitress her job - http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/05/17/1440447/facebook-post-costs-waitress-her.htmlBank intern busted by Facebook - http://gawker.com/tech/your-privacy-is-an-illusion/bank-intern-busted-by-facebook-321802.phpWoman Denied Degree Over ‘Drunken Pirate’ MySpace Photo Sues School -http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1558467/20070501/id_0.jhtmlHow to Tweet Your Way Out of a Job - http://bhc3.wordpress.com/2009/03/17/how-to-tweet-your-way-out-of-a-job/Student’s speech protected -http://www.northjersey.com/news/188318231_Student_s_speech_protected.htmlNJ Gov. Vetoes Employer Facebook Password Request Ban - http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/nj-gov-vetoes-employer-facebook-passwor-98933/
  7. 7. imageshttp://pleaseenjoy.com/projects/professional/google-me-card-for-google-profile/http://www.flickr.com/photos/dreamwhile/4493827337/https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mauritius_Road_Signs_-_Warning_Sign_-_Other_dangers.svgI can be reached @ vforrestal@gmail.comor on twitter @vforrestalyou can find a link to this presentation @ vforrestal.info(or @ http://www.slideshare.net/val_forrestal/should-you-friend-your-supervisor-on-facebook-njla2013)contact info

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