Social Media Screens

Should You and Your HR Team Use Social Media Screening?

Today’s background screening industry is a fast paced market with no room for error. Assuring job candidates are a good fit for a company is crucial, and social media is a great resource to use in helping you evaluate the ultimate hiring decision.

Social media screening can help you avoid making a potentially bad hire, but it is also useful in finding positive information that will allow you to better understand the skills of a candidate. Social media screens are used to determine a candidate’s written communication skills, ambitions, cultural fit and creativity, while viewing any red flags that may arise.

Now is the best time to run a social media screen due to the advances in technology. You may be surprised at the amount of information you can garner by screening a candidate’s social media and online presence.