Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online

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Should employers use social media to screen candidates? 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. Do create a written policy for using social media in the background screening process. The post Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online appeared first on TalentCulture.

#TChat Preview: Legally Leverage Social Media In Recruitment

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Where’s the first place most recruiters go today when screening a candidate? Grossman as we learn about how to legally leverage social media in the recruitment process with this week’s guests: Jason Morris , Co-Founder, COO and President of EmployeeScreenIQ; and Nick Fishman , Co-Founder, EVP and CMO of EmployeeScreenIQ. Q2: What course of action can be taken when finding criminal / inappropriate online activity when screening candidates?

Your Job Candidate Has Criminal Record? Don’t Panic.

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In fact, there are five key steps that will help you determine whether or not your candidate should be disqualified and, at the same time, how you can stay compliant with state and federal screening laws. Your focus should be on compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and anti-discrimination laws. The law gives candidates the right to contact the background screening company directly to dispute the accuracy of a background report.