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Social Media Policies: Interview With Roberta Jackson

Many EMS professionals are using social media – on and off the job. Do you use social media? What kind of guidance do you get from your employer about social media use on and off the job. General Everyday EMS Tips for using social media are:

1. Use social media to support your personal and organization mission.

2. Don’t be stupid.

Simple enough. But a policy is still important about the use and creation of social media on the job. Human resources consultant, Roberta Jackson, discusses the importance of a social media policy with Greg Friese.

Listen to Greg Friese and Roberta discuss:
1. Do’s and Don’ts for social media policies.
2. Contents of social media policy.
3. Reasons to use social media for an organization.
4. Integration of social media policies into employee manuals and trainings.
5. Using social media for employee recruitment.

Roberta Jackson is the Founder and President of Navigations for Leadership, LTD. Roberta is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, (SPHR) and a certified Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) as awarded by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). Roberta provides consulting services to EMS agencies, as well as other businesses and industries throughout the United States and internationally. Roberta previously was the VP of HR for one of the largest private EMS services in the northeast.


After listening add your thoughts about Social Media Policies in the comments area. Also what questions do you have for a follow-up interview with Roberta?

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By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.