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%

#TChat Recap: Leveraging Social Recruiting Legally


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. Recruiters must be smarter about how they view online data. Leveraging Social Recruiting Legally.

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WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

o your employees feel appreciated? Today is Employee Appreciation Day. However, if you limit your appreciation efforts to 0.38% of a year’s working days, I can flat-out guarantee that your employees do not feel appreciated (even on their “special” day).

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.” The FTC has been calling out web services for acting as consumer reporting agencies when supplying employers with aggregated social media data for employment. Should employers use social media to screen candidates?

The Hot Potatoes Of Social Screening


Plus, whether or not employers consider Google and other online social and professional network searches “background checks,” the FTC has ruled that some social media data aggregators are, in fact, subject to the same laws as traditional background checks. “The vacant laugh. Of true insanity.

WIRTW #347 (the “bad santa” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

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? A big thank you to NPR’s Yuki Noguchi , who interviewed me for a story on office holiday parties gone badly, which ran on Wednesday’s Morning Edition. You can listen here : I love my money-quote as the story’s main call-out. I should emboss it on my business cards.