Social Media, Recruiting and the Law

Social Media, Recruiting and the Law

Despite multiple warnings and innumerable reports online and elsewhere, some people still do not realize that their online history can get them fired or worse yet, not hired in the first place. For giggles, or just disbelief, do a search for “fired over facebook” or take my “Social Media and Common Sense” challenge cited in the video below.

In any regard, whether you are a job seeker or a recruiter, the following stats on social media, the law and recruiting may prove of interest to you. (1 in 4 Facebook users do not manage their privacy settings. Really?!)

Fired over Facebook.

Jessica Miller-Merrell

Jessica Miller-Merrell is the founder of Workology, a digital resource that reaches more than a half million HR and workplace leaders each month and host of the Workology Podcast. Jessica lives in Austin, TX, with her husband, daughter, and an assortment of furry family members.


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