Survey shows recruiters unsure around social media snooping risks

Recruiters have been warned about complying with general data protection regulation (GDPR) when it comes to looking at candidates’ social media profiles.

The warning follows new research, which reveals a startling lack of understanding among HR professionals around the associated risks of searching candidates’ social media profiles.

The research, carried out in a recent webinar by global provider of background and identity services Sterling, shows while 63% of HR professionals are not carrying out social media...

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