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CHECKING SOCIAL MEDIA SITES AS PART OF JOB SELECTION

Research the controversial HR practice of checking a job candidate's social media sites as part of the selection process. Find at least one article and provide a summary and you opinion on the topic

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Research the controversial HR practice of checking a job candidate's social media sites as part of the selection process. Find at least one article and provide a summary and you opinion on the topic

Social media sites are extremely popular in this day and age. Some HR departments have started to use the sites as a way of checking on a job candidates prior to offering a position which has proven to not be allowed in some cases. While potential candidates have social media sites, they should not be judged based on the information that is posted without their consent. There have been recent laws implemented to help protect the candidate from discrimination. In my opinion, while laws have been put in ...

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This article provides some insight into how social media sites are becoming a place that company's target when hiring a new employee.

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