|FEATURE ARTICLE: Using Social Networking Sites for Hiring May Lead to Discrimination Claims
With over 400 million active users, if Facebook were a country,
it would be the third largest in the world!
Social networks offer an incredible wealth of information, and
it can be tempting to use these sites to screen job candidates.
In fact, 75 percent of recruiters do use the Internet as part of
the screening process.
But using social networks for screening can expose your company
to a huge risk from discrimination lawsuits.
So how can you take advantage of all the information social
networks offer and still protect your organization?
Click here to find out.
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In this article, you'll discover five keys to conducting
thorough, legal, and effective background checks.
Do you use social media sites like Facebook and LinkedIn
as part of your hiring process?
If so, be careful! As our feature story points out, when
used incorrectly, social networks can get your company
into serious legal trouble!
I hope you enjoy this month's issue of Key Ideas, and
if you're currently looking to hire, please let me know.
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now, and we can also provide temporaries to fill in while
you are going through the hiring process.
Carolyn L. Gala, CPC
Key Resource Group, LLC
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