Firm featured in viral firing video slammed for poor HR practice

An IT service company has been heavily criticised for poor practice and lack of clarity after a former employee filmed herself being fired and posted it to social media.

Ryanair social media manager resigns over company culture

Michael Corcoran, who built Ryanair’s sarcastic social media brand, alleged that the airline has a toxic culture which led him to resign.

What is #WorkTok?

Hashtag #WorkTok, for work-related videos made by TikTok users, now has 1.9 billion views. But what is a #5-to9? #QuitTok? #StoryTime? Here's glossary of key trends to help HR understand why it is so...

Eradicating tech-shaming in the workplace

With a mixed generation workforce, we are finding that more and more employees are facing different types of challenges with technology: Gen Z can't figure out printers, while their older counterparts...

Hot topic: HR’s role when an employee faces scrutiny on social media, part two

Social media has given people unprecedented power to campaign against whatever they disagree with.

Hot topic: HR’s role when an employee faces scrutiny on social media, part one

Social media has given people unprecedented power to campaign against whatever they disagree with.

Outcry after British Airways tightens grip on social media

British Airways (BA) has issued a new social media policy that staff have claimed will see them punished for sharing their work.

Renaming Christmas parties could create more division than inclusion

Civil servants in the UK have been urged to rename Christmas parties 'festive celebrations' so as not to exclude employees of different faiths at end of year gatherings.

How to be your professional self on social media

Businesses routinely monitor employee online profiles to ensure they are presenting a professional image.

Employee advocacy: making employees your biggest fans

Social media posts by employees can drive significantly higher engagement than a brand’s own posts. But where does the boundary lie between voluntary and employer-mandated posting?

Overshare? Majority of HR think LinkedIn is no place for personal life

An HR magazine poll has found that a majority (76%) of professionals in the HR community think people should refrain from sharing details about their personal lives on LinkedIn.

What to do about employees’ offensive social media posts

Following England’s disappointing Euro 2020 final defeat, social media has seen a torrent of racial abuse aimed at Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka. This has been accompanied by a growing...