Today’s Pew Research Center report that 72% of online adults use social networking sites, a significant increase since 2005, should spur more employers to address social media in the workplace.
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Recruiters are increasingly turning to social media to screen and recruit candidates. Jobvite’s 2012 Social Recruiting Survey found that 92% of respondents plan to use social media for recruiting.  Often, recruiters are viewing and considering information that should not be utilized in the hiring process.  LinkedIn is replete with information that should not be considered

The ECRI Institute recently published an excellent summary of key issues for hospitals concerning social media (registration required), a valuable read for any hospital administrator, risk manager or human resources director. ECRI reports that approximately 4,000 U.S. hospitals own social media sites and that number is sure to grow significantly. One of the reasons for this growth will likely be due in significant

Employers are beginning to realize that their employees are sending or receiving recommendations on social media sites that are inconsistent with the employer’s policies, or worse, are false or fraudulent. They need to do something about it.
Continue Reading Unauthorized Employee Recommendations, References on Social Media May Put Employers at Risk