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.

 


Comments


View Comments / Leave a Comment

This post currently has 0 comments.
You can read the comments or leave your own thoughts.


    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 17 Aug 2005
    Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.

APA Reference
, . (2005). Blogging: Web sites increasing, but few companies have rules. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 28, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2005/08/17/blogging-web-sites-increasing-but-few-companies-have-rules/

 

Recent Comments
  • Radar O'Riley: I received a survey in the mail from Maritz Research in regard to a 2015 Chevrolet Volt that I...
  • vermilion: each time you think of something deprecating about yourself , smile at yourself
  • stiglet: Help… I have been in a relationship with a man for 4 months. It has been very on and off throughout...
  • Mimi: woow this is awesome exactly what i needed
  • Suosy: I have been saying to many Mps and councillors for a few years now that mental health needs to be bought into...
Subscribe to Our Weekly Newsletter


Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code



Users Online: 14527
Join Us Now!