The question hiring managers and HR professionals face now is how—and whether—to perform online background checks on job candidates. This is a fair, ‘objective’ review of current realities.
I was listening to a radio show the other day while I was working, and as they were talking about the role of social media in the hiring process, the guest
Employers want to use every tool at their disposal for vetting potential employees – social media is one area that is more “gray” and, while HR departments realize its value, they have many questions about its use, and how to go about vetting a candidate socially. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently […]
Uber has been making news recently, as their background screening policy has come under fire. They recently settled two class action lawsuits regarding their additional “Safe Rides Fee.” The issue wasn’t necessarily the additional fee (which will not go away, but will be changed to a “booking fee”), which Uber states is necessary to offset […]
It’s no surprise that hiring managers are turning to social media when making hiring decisions; in fact, research indicates that at least half of hiring managers will use social media research. Job candidates are encouraged to clean up their public facing social media content when job seeking, and with good reason. However, before your firm […]