Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Michael Moschel provided insight for an article in Becker's Hospital Review detailing the use of social media in the workplace. While the article focuses on social media within the context of a hospital setting, the general principles are applicable across a variety of industries. In the article, Michael outlines five helpful tips for employers to follow when utilizing social media:
- Focus on business purposes.
- Don't follow a subordinate on social media.
- Implement some type of centralized management of the hospital's disciplinary policy for social media.
- Have a compliant social media policy in place and train employees on it.
- No double standards.
The full article, "Managing Social Media in the Workplace: 5 Thoughts for Hospital Executives," was published by Becker's Hospital Review on December 31, 2015 and is available online.