Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online


According to recent data from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 77 percent of all employers surveyed “are increasingly using social networking sites for recruiting, primarily as a way to attract passive job candidates.” Discrimination : Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and state laws prohibit employers from making hiring decisions based on protected class information — information that could be seen inadvertently on a job applicant’s profile.

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. According to EmployeeScreenIQ’s Survey, about 63% of organizations do not; about 30% do the searches internally; and about 7.5% Discrimination.

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WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

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via The HR Capitalist, Kris Dunn In-House Counsel: Is Transgender Discrimination on Your Radar? — via In House Transgender Discrimination is Illegal — via Cleveland Employment Law Blog Social Media & Workplace Technology Is Big Brother Watching? o your employees feel appreciated?

The Hot Potatoes Of Social Screening


There are certainly both the risks and rewards of screening job candidates online, but understanding the legal considerations facing companies that turn to the Internet to check out job candidates due to privacy, discrimination and accuracy is critical. “The vacant laugh. Of true insanity.

WIRTW #347 (the “bad santa” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week (and last week): Discrimination Cancer and the Workplace: Tips for Employers and A Thanksgiving to Remember: When Cancer Strikes — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Do you have a “ super” anti-harassment contract with your employees? — via The Tim Sackett Project Fitbit Data May Become Evidence in the Courtroom — via Ride The Lightning The Newest Field of E-Discovery: You — via Above the Law Is Your Company on Instagram?

WIRTW #362 (the #rockweek2015 edition)

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UPS — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Discrimination Tim Cook: “Religious Freedom” laws are pro-discrimination — via TiPb Transgender Discrimination? He Said, She Said… — via The Employment Brief Hiring for Culture Fit: Discrimination by Another Name? — Cleveland is popping. We landed the 2016 Republican Convention. We keep showing up on national “best of” lists—best city to visit , best food , best beer ….