Social media research may expose discrimination claims
If social media research on a job candidate turns up drunken, half-naked photos, is that a reason for passing them over? Most employment experts would say that's fine. But what if your research shows that the person is black, or old, or Muslim, and the hiring manager passes them by? In a series of blog posts, human resources consultant Jessica Miller-Merrell recently has been raising the alarm about the era of social media discrimination.
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