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Friday, December 19, 2014

Is it okay to vet candidates on social media during recruitment?

By Science Daily
Originally posted December 8, 2014

Summary

The practice of cybervetting potential employees online as part of the recruitment process is the focus of recent study. Is such surveillance an unethical invasion of privacy? Or, is it simply a way for employers to enhance their review of formal credentials to ensure a good person-environment fit? The authors explore the legitimacy and outcomes of this practice following interviews with 45 recruiting managers.

The entire article is here.