HR Compliance in Social Media Screenings


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HR Compliance in Social Media Screenings

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About the webinar: HR Compliance in Social Media Screenings

Join us for an insightful webinar presented by industry experts from Alliance Risk Group, Inc. This engaging session is designed for HR professionals and business leaders who seek to understand the evolving landscape of social media in human resources.

Here are some of the things we will cover:

1. The Growing Impact of Social Media on HR Processes: Discover how social media platforms are increasingly influencing HR practices. Learn about the changing dynamics in recruitment, employee engagement, and workplace culture driven by social media.

2. Legal Frameworks for Social Media Screenings: Navigate the complex legalities surrounding social media screenings. We will provide a comprehensive overview of some of the laws and regulations that HR professionals must be aware of to ensure compliance and avoid legal pitfalls.

3. Pre and Post-Hire Screening Strategies: Gain insights into effective strategies for social media screenings both before and after hiring. Learn how to integrate these screenings into your recruitment process in a way that is both efficient and respectful of candidates’ privacy.

4. Developing and Implementing Social Media Policies: Understand the importance of having a clear and enforceable social media policy. This segment will guide you through the steps to develop a policy that aligns with your company’s values and legal requirements, and how to effectively implement it within your organization.

5. Adjudication and Fair Decision Making: Explore best practices in making fair and unbiased decisions based on social media screenings. This section focuses on establishing criteria for adjudication, ensuring non-discriminatory practices, and maintaining consistency in decision-making processes.

This webinar promises a blend of practical advice, and forward-thinking strategies. Whether you’re looking to refine your existing social media screening processes or starting from scratch, this session will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need for success in the digital age. Don’t miss this opportunity to stay ahead in the evolving world of HR compliance. Register now!


About the speakers: 

  • Teresa Goodwin, MBA, Director of Background Investigations at Alliance Risk Group, Inc., is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of field experience.


  • Tori Tiller, Director of Partnerships, with a vast amount of experience in candidate screening best practices. 


  • Joanmarie Dowling, Esq. Managing Member of Dowling Law and Clarity HR Solutions, with over 20 years in Labor and Employment Law.


Why HR Compliance in Social Media Screenings

Incorporating social media screenings into pre-employment hiring is a critical aspect of ensuring HR Compliance in Social Media Screenings. This process helps HR professionals to be compliant with various legal and ethical standards while gaining valuable insights into potential candidates.

Social media screenings can reveal important information about a candidate’s behavior and character that may not be evident from a resume or during an interview. These screenings are essential for identifying potential red flags, such as discriminatory remarks or inappropriate behavior, which could pose risks to the workplace environment and the company’s reputation. Additionally, they assist in verifying the authenticity of the information provided by candidates. By prioritizing HR compliance in social media screenings, organizations not only protect themselves from legal repercussions but also foster a safer, more respectful, and professional workplace culture, aligning with their corporate values and policies. This approach demonstrates a commitment to thorough and responsible hiring practices, crucial in the modern, digitally-connected world.


How we can Help with HR Compliance in Social Media Screenings

Alliance Risk Group, Inc. can provide you with a Social Media Background Investigation that should be used before hiring an applicant and can even be obtained throughout employment.

It is vital to protect your reputation, workplace safety, and information security. With a combination of software automation and experienced social media analysts, we can identify a candidate’s potentially problematic online activity and provide you with an FCRA Compliant report to use in your hiring decisions.

Social Media Hiring Reports are critical!

Why is a social media hiring report important? A social media hiring report can protect and manage your company’s reputation and mitigate risk by enhancing workplace safety and your company’s information security.

Statistics show that social media checks as part of the background investigation process are becoming a more common approach in the business environment. For example, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates, 51% of employers use social media sites to research current employees, and 34% of employers have found content online that caused them to reprimand or fire an employee.

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