More employers are considering using social media platforms such as Facebook to check references and to gain a better sense of their potential employees.
But there’s been an interesting trend to checking the Facebook pages of potential candidates that some employers are exploring based on media reports. Companies are asking job applicants to actually provide their Facebook password.
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Is asking for a job applicant’s Facebook password appropriate, or is it an evasion of privacy? Are employers just performing their “due diligence” or are they going too far?
Dianne shares her perspective on this growing social media trend.
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