Talent acquisition and recruitment leaders on social media screening: ‘We are wary’

Talent acquisition and recruitment leaders on social media screening: ‘We are wary’

There’s no denying, social media in background screening is currently a hot topic, but do talent acquisition experts think formalising social media screening of job candidates is a good idea? At a recent event for leading Australian recruiters, CVCheck presented on the topic of social media screening. Here, we outline feedback from the experts and reasons why many are cautious.

VIDEO: “What are your top tips for finding ideal candidates?”

VIDEO: “What are your top tips for finding ideal candidates?”

Over the last few months we have been out and about, networking and gaining insights from leaders in the Australian recruitment industry. In our new video series, we interviewed leading recruitment experts on best practices for finding ideal candidates. Watch this video for what they had to reveal.

CVCheck’s treasured asset: Meet Jack Penkin, Finance Manager

CVCheck’s treasured asset: Meet Jack Penkin, Finance Manager

We continue our series to introduce you to the finest people of our business. This week you can meet Jack Penkin, CVCheck’s Finance Manager, who has spent a long and awarded career in the industry.

VIDEO: “What’s more important: hiring for culture or experience?”

VIDEO: “What’s more important: hiring for culture or experience?”

Last week we started a series of interviews, recorded at a recent RL100 leader’s lunch in Melbourne, organised by The Recruitment Events Co. Australia and New Zealand. Each week, we post a video, seeking recruitment experts’ answer on a hot topic. Check what insights our experts had to reveal this week.

The GDPR and its effect on social media screening

The GDPR and its effect on social media screening

Last month we reported on the U.S. Government’s new visa procedure, which demands foreign visitors disclose their social media handles on their application. But not all governments approve of social media screening with the EU clamping down on the practice in recruitment. Here’s why.

VIDEO: “What are the top risks employees pose to your business?”

VIDEO: “What are the top risks employees pose to your business?”

At a recent RL100 event in Melbourne, hosted by the Recruitment Events Co., we asked recruitment experts what are the top risks employees pose to their business. Take a look at the insights they reveal.

Talent acquisition and social media screening: the pros and cons

Talent acquisition and social media screening: the pros and cons

These days it’s common practice to use social media platforms to review candidates in the hiring process. Assessing an applicant’s online profile, however, does come with a hidden set of dangers. Here’s what you need to be aware of.

STP: Why employers must be extra cautious in the data-sharing world

STP: Why employers must be extra cautious in the data-sharing world

As of 1 July 2019, Australia’s transition to Single Touch Payroll is complete. But do you know why employers who aren’t vigilant about visa checking could run into serious trouble?

Questions you should never ask in a reference check

Questions you should never ask in a reference check

Reference checking can be a legal minefield, so it’s essential you conduct due diligence to protect your company – and yourself. Recruitment expert Rachel Hill and lawyer Craig Sharp explain the legal obligations of reference checking.

You will now be handing over your social media handles when applying for a US visa

You will now be handing over your social media handles when applying for a US visa

Hoping to work or study in the United States? You might like to think twice about your social media posts because now, all visa applicants are required to disclose their social media user names.

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