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? Everyone with a Twitter account is invited to participate, as we gather for a dynamic live chat, focused on these related questions: Q1: What are the pros and cons of screening candidates via social media?

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.