Don't Blog About the Office

Dilbert2_2If you're thinking about blogging about what's going on in the office, post this Dilbert cartoon on the edge of your screen. Unless the firm has a blogging policy and you're complying with it, you are risking your livelihood.

I'm reminded of the term DOOCED, which means to lose one's job because of one's blog. The term was coined when Heather Armstrong, a Web designer in L.A. ( blogged about the firm's holiday party. She recounted what intoxicated people said, called one co-worker "Supher Human Puker," and made a comment about the Asian database administrator who had passed out."

She got Dooced.

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Thoughts from a Management Lawyer - October 12, 2005 5:45 AM
Do not blog about work (period). If you do, understand that you had better be exceptionally careful as you are taking your livelihood in your hands. Larry Bodine discusses this at Don't Blog About the Office. This has been a topic on this blog for some...
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