Feffer, Mark
April 2015
HR Magazine;Apr2015, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p46
The article discusses the use of employee referrals and social networks by businesses to source new employees. Topics include concerns regarding the privacy of referred employees and pressure for them to provide stellar job performances, the importance of recognizing an employee's comfort level with social media, and the importance of identifying job opportunities that match the skills of people in employees' networks.


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