Is there an expectation of privacy, confidentiality or respectful boundaries among office colleagues?
Imagine that you are a workplace supervisor and are considering the merits of using the electronic data in carrying out your responsibilities. In this paper, you will evaluate the risks and benefits associated with obtaining Internet-based information on applicants you are interviewing and employees that you supervise.
Use concepts and terminology from the HR & Social Media Guest Lecture and the 2 social media articles to support and defend your arguments. 2. Distinctly analyze each of your two tasks (hiring and supervising) and note any significant differences in how you would carry them out regarding the use of social networking sites (SNS) and other electronic data. 3. Format: APA style, 2000-3000 words (exclusive of your title and reference pages), written prose with citations from your sources, reference and title page. Organize your paper using the following required subheadings: Hiring, Supervising, Risks, Benefits. 4. Submit the Microsoft Word document to the assignment dropbox by the due date.
I’ve listed some questions below to help get you started in your assessment however, you should not limit yourself to these questions alone. How might “Googling” an applicant’s or employee’s name or looking through their social media pages affect the way in which you carry out employment processes at work? What are the legal and moral implications of accessing co-workers’ social media pages or their friends’ SNS? What are the legal and moral implications of accessing a candidates’ SNS and are these implications different given that they are not yet hired? What about other electronic data gained from other sources? How does the verifiability of the information impact its use? Is there an expectation of privacy, confidentiality or respectful boundaries among office colleagues? If the roles were reversed, how might you, as a potential or current employee feel about HR or your boss checking your SNS or that of your family or friends.