The Hot Potatoes Of Social Screening

TalentCulture

Before even knowing the context (and not really caring at first), I cringed and rolled my eyes. This one, though, was really offensive, although I didn’t point that out to my friend who shared it, nor did I comment on it at all. My father was an officer and police detective for over 30 years, and he always told me that he’d rather face a “bad guy or gal” holding a gun than wielding a knife, because at least with the gun you knew where it was pointing. “The vacant laugh.

Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online

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Should employers use social media to screen candidates? First, let’s take a look at how many in HR say that they use social media in the hiring process. A significant portion of employers do use social media but not for screening job candidates. Far fewer employers — just 20 percent — use social sites or online search engines to screen job candidates. Take a look at these three key legal concerns.

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The Prevalence and the Practice of Social Media Screening—The Dos and Don’ts

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Today, Morris, who is president of EmployeeScreenIQ of Cleveland, Ohio, reveals his tips for social media screening. Does your organization conduct online media searches as a means of screening candidates in the hiring process? According to EmployeeScreenIQ’s Survey, about 63% of organizations do not; about 30% do the searches internally; and about 7.5% Morris points out four main legal concerns when dealing with social media screening of candidates: Privacy.

#TChat Recap: Leveraging Social Recruiting Legally

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Finding talent is a tough business, but screening candidates becomes too delicate of a process to simply let content on a candidate’s social profile affect their candidacy. This week, our community was joined by: Jason Morris , Co-Founder, COO and President of EmployeeScreenIQ; and Nick Fishman , Co-Founder, EVP and CMO of EmployeeScreenIQ. Both specialize in helping organizations screen talent efficiently. What does social media screening teach us?

Americans Much in Favor of Background Checks

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Granted, the company announcing this research has some “skin in the game,” as we sometimes say around here, but this study — which was explained to me in some detail at the recent SHRM16 conference in Washington — bears sharing. It’s so counterintuitive to so much of what we’ve been hearing when it comes to the popularity, or lack thereof, of background screening, I thought it might pique some interest.

#TChat Recap: Mending Employee And Employer Relations

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Industrial & Organizational Psychologist and Director of Thought Leadership at Kilberry Leadership Advisors; and Chip Joyce, CEO and Co-founder of Allied Talent. Mending employee and employer relations involves taking a look at various organizational challenges that relate to talent management. Because at the end of the day: People want connection to their company – through belief in the products, excitement about the path, relationships with people etc.

WIRTW #348 (the “blackheart” edition)

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And then Norah took the stage with Joan Jett’s Crimson and Clover : If you''re in Cleveland, you can see Norah perform this (and other Joan Jett songs) with her full band on Sunday, January 18 and Saturday, January 24, at the Music Box Supper Club. via Evil Skippy at Work The Origins of Sexual Harassment — via Workplace Prof Blog Is a dumb joke sexual harassment? —