The same poll found that 35 percent of hiring managers who use social media to screen applicants have sent friend requests or otherwise attempted to connect with applicants online.
According to Fortune.com, some companies have begun using this term as a hiring criteria in job postings.
One issue I’ve never considered is whether the social media site is a 'consumer reporting agency' subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
A growing number of employers are embracing wearable devices and offering incentives, like health insurance discounts, when workers sign up for them.
As the Gawker case illustrates, social media is playing, and will continue to play, an important role in litigation.Read More
It's important for employers to keep in mind that agencies and courts will apply the same rules to Facebook harassment as they would to face-to-face harassment.Read More
Cyber-security, vaping, same-sex relationships, overly active federal agencies and pregnancy leave rights are all legal issues employers should be paying attention to this year. Read More
Don’t forget to have your employees sign authorizations before you post holiday party photos online.Read More
There exists a line between protected online speech and unprotected threats, harassment, or insubordination. Read More
Wearable technologies and fitness applications are flooding the consumer market, but the jump to the corporate sphere has many concerned about employee privacy.