Social Media In The Workplace: Why Blocking Access Is Bad For Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Social Media In The Workplace: Why Blocking Access Is Bad For Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

One in five job seekers would refuse to work for an employer who didn’t allow them to access social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook in the workplace, and a quarter of college students say that use of these channels in the office will be a key factor in their decision to accept an employer’s offer.

Indeed, one in three college students would not work for an employer who blocked social media at work, and firms are taking notice: around a quarter reduce the severity of their access limitations to social channels each year. This visual from Whitefields Storage Ltd takes a closer look at social media in the workplace.

Social Media In The Workplace: Why Blocking Access Is Bad For Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

(Source: Whitefields Storage Ltd.)

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