Jerry D. Thurber's Blog Posts Tagged 'background' (5)

Social Media search is not just about screening out—it’s also about screening in

A common misconception is that social media searches are only used to find negative information for screening out candidates. However, businesses using social media searches recognize these searches can be very beneficial in verifying positive affiliations, associations and activities. For example, a social media search can identify if the candidate is active in…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on July 14, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

New Jobs Ain't What They Used To Be: A challenge to change.

My son recently graduated from college. As with so many young people just out of school, there were not a lot of job opportunities that awaited him. Rather than move back home (whew, we avoided that bullet), he and a group of friends piled into his car and took off to Boston to find their fortunes. My son is extremely energetic and is a bull dog when he sets his sights on something, so I knew he would find some sort of job to tide him over. I figured he would call me to say he’d found a job…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on July 7, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Can Background Checking Screen for Attitude?

I just got back from a long flight. It was your typical business trip. Head to the airport – jump on a plane (after suffering the crush of too many people trying to avoid “Bag Check”), get off the plane, rent the car, find the hotel, sleep poorly, get up early to work out (this for maintaining sanity) then spend the day working with a client. Then off to the airport (30 minutes later than you intended to leave, which puts you in a heated rush) and do all the same in reverse. When I get on that… Continue

Added by Jerry D. Thurber on June 16, 2011 at 11:13am — 3 Comments

Social Media Background Check: 5 Things Not to Tweet

Tandem Select has been assessing the value that might be provided to both candidates and hiring managers with a social media background check. We think it is promising and have written several articles and blogs on this topic. A recent blog post addressed…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on May 18, 2011 at 12:56pm — 2 Comments

9 Steps if Considering Social Media in Background Checks

Face it, more and more hiring managers are admitting that they will look at a candidate’s social media profile at some point during the hiring process. And why shouldn’t they. There is a lot of valuable information to be gleamed from a candidate’s electronic footprint. A lot has been written about some of the pitfalls and problems with using this data, so I won’t hash over it here. My focus is on 9 things you should consider if you are going to adopt a strategy of using social media (social…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on May 2, 2011 at 1:18pm — 5 Comments

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