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The Seven Deadly Sins of Social Media Employment Screening

September 16, 2014
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EST

When:
September 16, 2014
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EST
Where:

8:00 - 8:15 - Registration/breakfast
8:15 - 9:15 - Program
9:15 - 9:30 - Q&A

Shipman & Goodwin, Stamford office
300 Atlantic Street, Charter Oak Room
Stamford, CT 06901

Employers may find social media to be a tempting tool for screening new applicants for employment. However, researching job applicants (and even current employees) on social media can lead to illegal discrimination and expose companies to a myriad of legal issues.

Join us for an in-depth seminar to discuss the "seven deadly sins" of social media screening and offer practical advice for screening and hiring without risk.

Workshop topics include:

  • Who, when and how to screen
  • When enough is enough
  • Compliance with applicable laws
  • Collecting social media passwords
  • Negligent hiring
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