All items: Finding candidates

  • Legal questions and answers: The risks of using social media as a recruitment tool

    Date:
    14 August 2012

    The UK tends to follow US trends and, as recent statistics suggest, it is becoming increasingly common for US recruiters to review candidates' social media profiles before offering a job, so now is a good time to get to grips with what you can and can't do. This is important because the law is well behind today's technology, let alone the technology of tomorrow. Leon Deakin, associate at Thomas Eggar, provides answers to questions on using social media in recruitment.

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