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How Employers are Using Social Media in their Talent Acquisition Programs

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With nearly three-quarters of online adults in the United States using social media, employers are eager to better tap this large potential talent pool for their next great employees. Leveraging social media can be a very savvy move for organizations, especially those looking to fill professional-level positions, given that 72 percent of these online adults […]

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Employers Continue to be Tentative About the Role of Social Media in their Hiring Process

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The topic of social media remains top-of-mind for many employers. As adoption rates of social media continue to cross generational boundaries and new sites emerge, employers are struggling to remain ahead of the curve and better define how their organizations use social media. In an era where social media increasingly influences, and in some instances, […]

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The Evolving Practice of Social Media Background Screening

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Even with unemployment rates in the United States hovering around 8 percent, employers are still challenged by talent acquisition. In its 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, HireRight reports that finding, hiring and retaining talent remains employers’ top business challenge – a continued trend over the last several years. With this in mind, it’s no wonder […]