WhatsApp in the workplace

Using WhatsApp for work can bring both advantages and disadvantages, so employers must stay on top of who is using it, when and why.

The continuing rise in use of social media has created yet another issue for employers to grapple with and manage in the workplace. The new reality is that employees are increasingly using their smartphones in the office or accessing social media and messaging platforms via their employer’s IT systems. As part of this shift, employees now often use WhatsApp for a mix of personal and business purposes, which brings the challenge of effective monitoring during business hours.

Pam has shared her advice on minimising the risks of messaging apps in the workplace in her latest article for HR Magazine.  Click here to read the full article.  

If you want help reviewing your social media policy, implementing messaging apps, or managing a dispute that has arisen as a result of online messages, get in touch with our experts for advice.