The Right to Be Forgotten


How Online Privacy Laws Affect You. In the United States, that is the breaks when it comes to online privacy and laws. Where is Employer Internet Privacy Line? From an HR and employment law perspective this is troubling news. If employees and job seekers can completely remove all traces of them from the Internet, what types of legal hot waters can companies who employ social media background checks and even those who use social recruiting get themselves into?

Part 4 — How to Write Social Media Policies


Managers are now using google and social networks as a form of employee background check. That is because an attorneys job is to advise you the employer on the current potential pitfalls and liabilities. Employment law attorneys are not adopters or users of social media, and therefore, struggle understanding exactly how employees or companies and corporations are using these tools outside of case law summaries and court decisions.


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How to Write Social Media Policies


Many companies are unknowingly using social media as a form of a background check resulting in Social Media Discrimination. HR Social Media employment law social media facebook firing hr background check HR policy human resource policy social media discrimination social media policies social media policySocial media policies and guidelines don’t have to be complicated.

My Ex-Employer Can’t Say That! Or Can They?


Are you concerned about what a former employer might say in a reference call? Learn what a prior employer can say about you. Employment Law Featured reCareered Blog background check career career change career coach Employment employment law headhunter Job job search Planning recruiter reference researchand what they can't say. Continued at [link].

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Part 3 — How to Write Social Media Policies


HR Social Media employment law social media facebook firing hr background check HR policy human resource policy social media discrimination social media policies social media policyIn Part 1 of “How to Write Social Media Policies Series,&# I discussed the myths around social media.

Dear Potential Employer, Please Access My Social Network


Companies have been using social networking sites as a form of online background check. I first heard about using MySpace to vet candidates in 2006 at a local employment law conference in Oklahoma City. I coined the term Social Media Discrimination , and this my friends is another chapter in the many ridiculous ways companies are using social networks as a form of background check to disqualify candidates.

Solutions to Mitigating Risk of Corporate Social Media


Check out Part 1: As Social Media Adoption Grows So Does Corporate Risk. Conversations are happening among HR teams, employment law attorneys as well as executives. As the popularity of social networking grows both for employers as part of their candidate recruiting process and for job seekers as part of their personal brand building and company engagement, there are a number of HR vendors that have recently launched tools to help HR and executives mitigate the risk.

Workplace Social Media CYA


I come from a corporate human resources background. While HR might not have the final say in who your hiring manager or organization hires, they are involved in creating your company’s social media policy as well as the company’s background check policy and corporate investigations which many times involves social media. Business HR Social Media work corporate social media employment attorney social media employment law social media social media at work.

4 Tips on How to Use Facebook at Work and Not Get Fired


Be sure to check them out. Your corporate HR team, senior leaders and employment law attorneys are struggling to find a balance between employees work and personal lives when it comes to monitoring their employee’s online activities, the use of Facebook is included. Social media at work presents a particular predicament, as employment law remains murky while adoption by corporate decision-makers also lags. Read your employer’s social media policy.

5 Most Common Legal Problems at Work

Corn on the Job

If you are employed at any workplace, whether it be a fast-food restaurant or a corporate office, you are entitled to certain rights and treatments that fall within the guidelines of federal and state law, as well as your human resources employee handbook. .

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This Linkedin Lawsuit May Make You Consider Deleting Your Account

Career Realism

Related: What Your Social Media Says About You To Employers. The lawsuit alleges that a product developed for premium users (typically job recruiters or employers) violates the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a law passed in 1970 to protect people from being unfairly denied access to a mortgage, credit, or employment based on a background check or credit report. Social media has destroyed privacy, and it’s not the users we should be worried about.

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Resume Angst: Should I Include Short-Term, Unrelated Positions?

Evil HR Lady

Should I disclose all my past employers on the new application? Will any be found on a background check if they were less then a few months? Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone? Come to HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? Come to HR. Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? Come to HR.

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Bash HR? Be Uninformed


Take this example: A young professional is introduced to HR during their onboarding and become acclimated with relevant issues related to their employment as well as the goals and mission of the organization. » Should Employers Use Arrest and Conviction Records of Job Applicants for Hiring Decisions or Do Criminal Background Checks Discriminate against Ex-Offenders? Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs.

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EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.


EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background Checks. WASHINGTON -- Employers often refuse to hire people with arrest and conviction records even years after they have completed their sentences, leading to recidivism and higher social services costs, experts told the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) at a meeting today at agency headquarters. . Such “collateral consequences” reach into many areas of employment.

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The Top 10 Workology Podcast Episodes for HR and Recruitment Practitioners


It sets the tone and standard for the rest of the employee and employer relationship. TalentWise merged with by Sterling Background Check to become Sterling Talent Solutions where Todd is now the COO. This podcast episode is a special one as we continue the conversation from a webinar where we covered these topics and answered audience questions with employment law attorneys, Casey Sipe and Eric B.

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