Blogging: Web sites increasing, but few companies have rules

Guarding against misuse of employee blogs is the latest challenge for human resource departments.

Anecdotal evidence abounds on personal Web sites, called blogs, getting employees in trouble with employers. But what happens when an employee opens the employer up to lawsuits, industrial espionage or just bad publicity?

“It’s a fertile area for potential liability these days,” said Michael Karpeles, a principal at Chicago-based Goldberg Kohn Bell, Black, Rosenbloom and Mortz Ltd.

 


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    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 17 Aug 2005
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, . (2005). Blogging: Web sites increasing, but few companies have rules. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 21, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2005/08/17/blogging-web-sites-increasing-but-few-companies-have-rules/

 

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