Social Media Screening: Is It Here to Stay?

Whether a candidate is the right fit goes beyond what’s listed on an applicant’s CV. Social media checks are growing in popularity and can serve as a tool for understanding a candidate’s character. Neotas, in partnership with Vero, has revealed that 43 percent of social media content screening from April 2023 through May 2023 contained inappropriate or undesirable content. A social media policy should be in place so that all employees and potential employees are aware of the use of social media screening checks as part of the onboarding or general employment process. Employers should also become familiar with privacy laws, as well as local laws, to ensure compliance.

 

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