TITLE

Social media profiles can lead employers to too much information

AUTHOR(S)
MCKENZIE, JOHN
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Crain's Cleveland Business;7/12/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 27, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the impact of social media on the appointment of employees. It tells that employers can know more about the job seekers' weekend exploits, their political views, their opinion on current employers with the help of social networking websites. It states that these websites can disclose all types of information of job applicants which can affect the hiring decision of employers. It also discusses the influence of conducting background checks through social media.
ACCESSION #
55560345

 

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