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Hiring the right candidate entails gathering the best information available. The more you have, the better the decisions you will make. Of course, the first place we all go to find information is the internet, which has information on almost everyone, including access to potential applicants’ social media accounts. A great way to find out more about their personal lives.
The question is, should you?
There are advantages and disadvantages to checking out a candidate’s social media profile. Let us examine them below:
There are so many ways to tell if a candidate is suitable for the job beyond social media, so what you choose to do is up to you. Still, it’s not unusual to want to know more about an applicant before hiring them. But be careful not to let your decision be influenced by what you find more than it should.
If you would like an experienced team of experts to analyze potential candidates for you, contact our team at ALIGN today.