Influencing the influencers

Individual’s use of social media in the workplace raises significant issues for firms, says Gabriel Habel

14 May 2020

Oscar Wilde said: “With age comes wisdom.” As I turn 40 in April, I am given considerable cause to reflect on the wisdom of the full context of Wilde’s words, concluding as they do – “but sometimes age comes alone”.

I have a solid understanding of all things digital, including social media, as I am – by the skin of my teeth – a millennial. I have grown up alongside the development and explosion of the internet. I have dipped into various forms of social media that have come along since (Friends Reunited, anyone?)

I now have a LinkedIn account and a Twitter account which I use for professional purposes. In recent months, however, the truth in Wilde’s words has been brought ...

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