A few days ago, I was interviewed for an article about social networking at work… The article is now up on the Yahoo Hot Jobs site! Social networking isn’t really news, but its use in the workplace is. According to a new survey of human resources professionals by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the nation’s first outplacement consulting organization, 59% of companies don’t have a formal policy in place regarding the use of social networking sites, such as MySpace and Facebook, at the office, perhaps because nearly half of those polled said surfing these sites isn’t a problem as long as employees are completing their work. In terms of networking and finding out about career paths and to get a sense of different kinds of people and professional opportunities, I think social networking is fantastic. I’m all for the social networking sites because I believe there’s so much you can learn;… Read More