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Understanding the Basics

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Get Started with Compliance Fundamentals

From creating a top-notch code of conduct to understanding the role compliance plays in your organization, this is the place to learn the core elements of an effective compliance program.

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Each compliance program is unique with disparate risks and various levels of maturity. Although there are a number of nuances determined by your company’s size, industry and location, there are still basic principles that are best practices across the board. In this section you’ll learn about the key skills every compliance professional should have as well as the general knowledge base effective compliance professional have and harness throughout their careers.

Just as there are key skills every modern compliance professional should possess, there are fundamental elements every effective compliance program should practice. This section will introduce you to those key components of a robust compliance program and provide the guidance you need to move your career and program to its next level of sophistication. 

"Are There Risks When Regulating Employee Social Media?" | 90-Second Expert Advice

Social media platforms are accessed by millions of individuals on a daily basis, if not more. Typically, users view social media platforms as a way to broadcast communications to family, friends, acquaintances, and professionals for the sake of self expression and the sharing of information. However, employers may seek to monitor, track and regulate their employee's private communications to protect the company's culture and reputation.

The concept of social media has introduced a new public platform for employees to voice their opinions, concerns and varying levels of satisfaction with their jobs. As an employer, what risks should you be aware of when taking steps to regulate your employee's social media activities?


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I'd take it a step further for non-government employers. If an employee posts something via social media that could harm the company's reputation and/or its relationship with those the organization serves, then it may find it necessary to take corrective measures against the employee. Similarly--and this was touched on in the video--if an employee posts something that causes disruption in the workplace, it may be very appropriate for the organization to take action.

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Nov. 26, 2018, 7:06 a.m. Mark Hopkins Mark Hopkins

Even working within E&C there was information here of which I was unaware. Great watch with additional resources linked.

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Feb. 14, 2018, 8:36 a.m. Andrea Ihara Andrea Ihara