No court has specifically addressed the legality of a social media background check. 'Privacy is very much a floating concept,' one expert says.
Seventy-seven percent of job openings are shared on LinkedIn, followed by Twitter at 54 percent. Facebook came in third with 25 percent.Read More
Social wellness tools won't do much if you don't establish objectives and a time frame for meeting them, says Jennifer Benz, a San Francisco-based employee wellness communications consultant.Read More
To win at employee wellness programs, companies are turning to online fitness challenges and Facebook-style social networks to boost workers' options, improve engagement and cut costs.
This is not a problem that needs fixing. Companies simply aren't engaging in the type of conduct this bill seeks to legislate.Read More
How recent acquisitions are changing the field of HR software, and the decisions customers need to make about the future.
SAP, Oracle and other HR software vendors have a surprising new competitor thanks to the acquisition of Rypple by Salesforce.com.
Assault from niche boards and social sites are gobbling up bigger bites of the once-mighty job board industry. Read More
I could comfortably retire if I had a dollar for every time in my career that I have heard, 'But I have a right to free speech; I can say what I want and not get fired.' Read More
Thirty-four percent of hiring managers and human resources professionals said they found information on social media that caused them not to hire a candidate. Read More