Social Media Screening - HireRight blog 2019

Social Media Screening – Your Questions Answered

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“I am not sure what ‘social media screening’ means. Is it legal to screen social media accounts of an employee or candidate?” What counts as social media (for the purposes of social media screening)? This means any social media platform such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or even blogs. This should be distinguished from a profile […]


The Future of Resourcing – 28th June 2018 @ IoD, London

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On Thursday 28th June, HireRight and the Corporate Research Forum (CRF) presented the findings of their recent research to a room of HireRight clients, including senior HRs from the financial services sector, at the beautiful Grade-I listed Institute of Directors (IoD) in Pall Mall, London. Hosted by Steve Girdler, Managing Director for HireRight EMEA and APAC, the afternoon session […]

Top 10 HireRight Blogs of 2016

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2016 has seen some interesting shifts in background screening, with new trends becoming apparent, new legislation in some industries, and some important legal changes in data. Recap our top news of the year with our top 10 blogs of 2016. We’ll see you next year!   How to Create a Great Candidate Experience – the […]

2016 HireRight EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report

Social Media Screening, Who’s Doing It? And Why You Shouldn’t

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Our latest benchmarking report gives insights into the social media screening policy of EMEA organisations. With the growth of social media in people’s everyday lives, the inevitable question is, what part does that play in recruitment? At what point do people’s personal profiles become important in hiring? Around the world businesses must now consider whether […]

Saving Private Ryan, on Social Media

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The ubiquitous use of social media in recruitment involves candidates, human resource departments and recruiters finding themselves having to adapt to new realities. The disruptive influence of social media on the recruitment industry is clear to see. Click here to read the article on SHRM by Ed Hickey Managing Director for Asia Pacific of HireRight   […]