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LinkedIn debuts new apps for recruiters and employers

Looking to make it easier for employers to publicize new openings and for recruiters to stay in touch with job candidates, the professional social network releases Recruiter Mobile and Mobile Work With Us.

By Oct. 16, 2013


Facebook guidelines for employers and employees

Some Facebook posts by workers criticizing their employers are "protected concerted activity," according to the National Labor Relations Board, which also found some company social-media guidelines overly broad. Is Facebook safe for workers?

By Oct. 4, 2011


Democrats to employers: Stop asking for Facebook passwords

The Password Protection Act of 2012 would make it illegal for employers to force current or potential employees to hand over access to their social network accounts.

By May. 10, 2012


Google, Apple top LinkedIn's list of sought-after employers

Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, salesforce.com and Expedia are also among the top companies on the list.

By Oct. 11, 2012


Facebook: Don't reveal your password to snooping employers

As more companies ask workers for access to their Facebook accounts, the social network says that sharing or soliciting a password is a violation of its own guidelines.

By Mar. 23, 2012


Google, Apple top list of most attractive employers

Driven by their strong consumer brands, Google, Apple, and Facebook, are the top three companies for whom young U.S. professionals want to work, according to a new study.

By Nov. 14, 2011


Progress for Calif. bill to stop employers' social-media snooping

AB 1844, which would prohibit employers from requiring workers to provide usernames and passwords for Facebooks, Twitter, and the like, passes the state assembly unanimously. It now heads to the state senate.

By May. 10, 2012


House votes down plan to block employers from Facebook snooping

Democrats invoke current online furor over employers asking for Facebook passwords to stall an unrelated GOP-backed reform effort. The delaying tactic doesn't work.

By Mar. 28, 2012


Employers grappling with social network use

Employee social network use, on and off the job, has caught companies by surprise, leaving them uncertain about implementing related policies, new survey finds.

By Sep. 24, 2009


Employers shunning MySpace, Facebook

Study finds companies that are blocking employee Web browsing are especially focused on banning social-networking sites.

By Nov. 7, 2007