Companies can reduce risk by thoroughly vetting applicants and monitoring current employee risky behavior. Social media background investigations are an effective way to minimize the risk of a negligent hire. Proceed with caution when utilizing this emerging technology to spot red flags. Factors to consider include protected class information and FCRA compliance. This presentation will review how to legally conduct social media background screening to protect your company and avoid a lawsuit.
Mario Pecoraro will present “How to Legally Conduct Social Media Background Investigations to Protect Your Company from Risk” on Monday, August 26 at 10:15 am at the 2019 HR Florida Conference & Expo. The presentation will be followed by a book signing of his newly released publication, “Avoiding Costly Hiring Mistakes.” For more information or to register, visit https://hrfloridaconference.org/.