26th February 2016 - This week Shaun takes the reigns and asks the question “Is it fair for an employer to dismiss someone for their social media content?” He is joined by Sophie, Rhi and Andy who help tackle the dilemma. 


Useful links:

Woman from Yelp gets fired for open letter: http://mashable.com/2016/02/22/yelp-fired-low-pay/#OTht1uzURSqE 

Social media sites are not private places: https://worksmart.org.uk/work-rights/discipline-and-policies/social-media/can-my-employer-monitor-what-i%E2%80%99m-writing-facebook 

Companies asking for passwords & job seekers being rejected for jobs because of their social media profiles: http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130626-can-social-media-get-you-fired 

8 Insane Social Media Posts That Got People Fired: http://www.oxygen.com/very-real/8-insane-social-media-posts-that-got-people-fired 

11 Brutal Reminders That You Can and Will Get Fired For What You Post on Facebook: https://www.yahoo.com/tech/11-brutal-reminders-that-you-can-and-will-get-fired-for-84931050659.html 

Barclays LifeSkills adverts: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLecqH2uhOR0ZS6NsFbVd7hKZx8ugj5gLj 

The Internet Shaming Of Lindsey Stone (Jon Ronson article): http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/21/internet-shaming-lindsey-stone-jon-ronson 

How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/15/magazine/how-one-stupid-tweet-ruined-justine-saccos-life.html?_r=0