The Use of Social Media Background Checks

Social MediaMany companies in the U.S are utilizing the process of searching potential candidate’s social media for hiring purposes. Many individual’s social media profiles can be read by the public depending on their privacy settings, which can make it easily accessible to have their information as well as their personal activities seen. This practice is also a free source of information.

With companies such as Social Intelligence, everything a prospective employee has commented on or has done in the past seven years is easily seen by the decision makers who determine if they are hired, or not.

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