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Screening with Social Media -Tips to make the right hire

Capture d’écran 2014-06-09 à 08.59.43Small businesses who don’t have resources to waste, it’s imperative that you make the right hire the first time. One way to help you in the process is to leverage social media to determine if a candidate is being truthful on their resume. You’ll also be able to analyze his or her online identity by identifying traits that could affect her performance:

1. Is this person a team player?

2. Do they argue passionately and refuse to compromise?

3. Is this person going to be good for your corporate imag

4. Read their posts for grammar, spelling and maturity.e and brand?

5. Do standard background checks.

6. Do reconnaissance through photo search and user name search.

7. Look for untruths in cover letters and e-mails.

8. Don’t just rely on phone references.

9. What they don’t say can be more important than what they do say.

via Nine tips for using social media to make the right hire – The Globe and Mail.

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