One report suggests that as many as 91% of employers use
social networking sites to screen potential employees, with as many as 69% of
employers rejecting a candidate because of information discovered on a social
site. I've written before about...
ZDNet's Friending Facebook blog reports on a survey [pdf] conducted by marketing agency Russell Herder , which concluded that
21% of employees are Facebook friends with the boss. I've written before about some of the risks, and some of
Earlier this month, I took the NLRB to task for its holding in Banner Estrella Medical Center that an employer's request to employees not to discuss a workplace investigation with their coworkers while the investigation was ongoing violated the employees'...
Consider the following chain of events:
8/14: Pregnant Employee, armed with a doctor's note, asks for modified duty, and employer terminates her.
8/15: Employee files an EEOC charge.
8/18: Employer reconsiders, changes its mind, and decides...
Are you curious how companies are using social media to screen and hire employees? Mindflash shares the latest data (via Eve Tahmincioglu on Google+ ).
45% of employers use social sites to vet potential hires:
29% use Facebook
26% use LinkedIn...
Yesterday afternoon, the EEOC announced its long awaited,
and, by employers, long dreaded, Enforcement
Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment
Decisions under Title VII (along with a short and sweet Q&A ). ...
On Monday, I reported that a South Carolina federal court had
invalidated the NLRB's attempt to force employers to post a statement of
employees' rights under the National Labor Relations Act. I cautioned that
until you heard otherwise, employers...