Sunday, November 4, 2012

High 5 Weekly Career Transitions Roundup: Talking Politics in the Workplace

Election 2012 Edition

We share some of the best career-related articles, interviews, blogs, etc., every weekend, so you have some great resources to prepare you for the coming week. This is our weekly roundup on the decision to discuss politics in the workplace. Enjoy!

  1. Data from a Business Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) study “suggests that employees overwhelmingly support the notion of employer-provided issue and political information.” Read more at Study: Employees Want Employers to Talk Politics.

  2. “It's easy to forget that what's said over social media is visible to everyone, and can turn out to be embarrassing or even disastrous for your brand.” Here are 5 Tips for Talking About Politics on Social Media.

  3. “Most employees believe that they have a 'free speech' right to discuss politics in the workplace: They’re wrong.” Read more at Talking Politics at Work Can Get You Fired.

  4. Are you a small business owner who uses Twitter for your business? Check out Get the 411: What To Post On Twitter.

  5. Business co-owners Brittany Hodak and Kim Kaupe, above all, “promote the positive message of getting involved in the future of the nation and voting on Election Day” to both employers and employees. Read more at Business owners urge ‘constructive passion’ as politics enters the workplace.

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