Social Media Background Checks: a Pandora’s Box

Social Media Background Checks: a Pandora’s Box

Social media succeeds because it connects people with personal information. That personal information is exactly why some employers want to delve into applicants’ and employee’s social media accounts. These informal social media background checks promise …

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5 HR Resolutions for 2014

5 HR Resolutions for 2014

The overall goal of every HR manager and recruiter is to hire and retain the very best people who will make strong contributions to the organization’s success. But doing this means navigating the FCRA EEOC …

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Employment Screening and the Role of Fairness

Employment Screening and the Role of Fairness

Author: Michael Gaul

The other day, I arrived at the office greeted by news related to three separate lawsuits involving employment screening companies, their employer-customers, and applicants trying to gain employment.

Each of these suits involves a …

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