Have you ever “Googled” a prospective employee? Is that a good idea? What about requiring a prospect to share their Facebook password so you can check what they have posted? Are these legal? Are there pitfalls?
There are many different types of background checks to consider for potential applicants these days. And, they are not just for your comfort in hiring. There are defensive reasons to conduct background checks, too. Take a look at this month’s edition to get the background on what you may be missing.