Gordon Basichis's Blog Posts Tagged 'facebook' (2)

Social Media, the New Buzzword in Background Checks

Social media has created a new means of communication. We can correspond with current friend and get in touch with old acquaintances and new people with whom we may share a common interest. through social media we can comment on products and services and generally vent about our weekends, are lifestyle, our job, our manager, and the working environment.

Social media is an outlet. It is also a tripwire. Today, employers review job applicant's social media. They search for behavior… Continue

Added by Gordon Basichis on August 16, 2011 at 3:30am — 4 Comments

The Mixed Bag of Using Social Media Background Checks

On one of the human resources and recruiting sites there is an ongoing discussion about Social Media as a Background Check and how it may apply to the hiring process.    There are also concerns for Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) compliance and other issues that are being addressed.

As the social media background check is one search as one writer puts it "where the genie is out of the bag." True.  If anything, more employers will be using the social media employment screening search…


Added by Gordon Basichis on February 9, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments


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