rumor mill

July 1, 2008

The Rumor Mill

Loose lips tighten with age, as baby boomers who now keep quiet and respect authority have learned. Younger people have grown up in an era of readily accessible information that is shared immediately. Since younger, less experienced people do not recognize the need to safeguard company and personal information; employers must clarify their expectations of confidentiality. Strategic information leaks can destroy a business. Protecting confidential information is vital, yet few businesses explain this to their employees. Every company has an in the know person who uses information to start the rumors flying. The person may be at any level in […]