As an employer, you have a vested interest in learning about a prospective employee, before you make them a job offer, right? Will they fit comfortably within your culture? Is their social conduct compatible with the professional role and duties you will be asking them to assume? Is there something your company should know about them that didn’t appear on their curriculum vitae – or emerge during your exploratory rounds of interviews?
There’s one way to find out. More and more companies are including an examination of social media as a regular component of their pre-employment background due diligence.This infographic from Go-Gulf highlights some of the biggest trends in this arena.