In recent times, social media has shifted workplace dynamics by becoming an increasingly used tool for organisations to expand their business, but there are also employment-related issues that need to be addressed.
With the limitless commercial potential, including opportunities to increase client base, branding, advertising and even recruiting staff, coupled with the growing trend of smart phones, organisations can extend their reach beyond the usual ‘9–5’ business hours, in turn making the business and its employees accessible 24/7.
Claire Harrison is the Founder and Managing Director of Harrisons, a flourishing HR consulting business that sprouted in 2009 from Claire’s passionate belief that inspiring leaders and superstar employees are the key success factor to any business. With over 20 years’ experience, Claire has worked as a HR Director of multi-national organisations, as a Non-Executive Board Director, and a small business owner. Claire’s corporate career includes working with companies such as BHP, Westpac, Fonterra and Mayne Nickless.