Social Media Screening

The Dangers of DIY Social Media Screening
The Dangers of DIY Social Media Screening

Look, we all do it. The most brazen even do it every day. No, we’re not talking about doing the dishes (although thanks to this well-known Hollywood couple for the inspiration). We’re talking about snooping people’s social media profiles. While peeking at your high school nemesis on LinkedIn is okay (no judgement!), you could get […]

Social Media Snafu: HR Nightmare or Teachable Moment?
Social Media Snafu: HR Nightmare or Teachable Moment?

What do Adele, Goya Foods, and Kevin Hart have in common? They’ve all been (or tried to be) “canceled” at some point recently. Whether or not these celebrities and brands intended to offend people with their behavior is, in our current society, irrelevant. They did something that hurt someone’s feelings and through the ripple of […]

Too Hot for Social? Defining Acceptable Online Behavior for Employees
Too Hot for Social? Defining Acceptable Online Behavior for Employees

A recent poll conducted by our partner Social Intelligence reveals employers are most concerned about these aspects of employees’ online content:  65% Intolerance 35% Sexually Explicit 45% Potentially Violent 35% Potentially Illegal 8% Custom But how do businesses define thresholds for what’s acceptable social media content and what’s not? Are there different standards for different […]

Why Social Media Screening is Necessary for Informed Hiring
Why Social Media Screening is Necessary for Informed Hiring

Even before COVID-19 changed our business practices, employers were using online resources to vet candidates. Now that much – if not all – of the hiring process has gone virtual, social media checks can help you get a better idea of which candidates could be a good fit. But there are risks involved. Here is […]

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