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In this regard, social networking sites can be used to establish job networks and forums that aim at enriching members with new opportunities.
A background check describes the act by an employer to review both personal and public information in a bid to investigate a person’s history. Most employers’ reckon that about 40% of resumes contain false information, which necessitates the use of background checks to confirm resume claims. This is done as part of the hiring process, furthermore, in most cases requires the subject’s consent to proceed. In addition, it seeks to establish whether the job applicant’s character reveals plausible elements, which may be of benefit to the organization.
In the wake technological advancements, employers have turned to the global village as a tool for performing background checks. This entails the use of social networking sites in search of information, which sheds light on their potential employees. It is, therefore, crucial to assess and analyze the pros and cons of googling or checking the facebook pages as part of reference before hiring. This paper seeks to demonstrate the effects of using social sites to perform such background checks.
The rise of social media sites has seen potential employers tear through the sites in search of information on their potential employees. According to a survey conducted by CareerBuilder, nearly half of employers who participated indicated they use social sites to research on potential hires (Innovative Employee Solutions, n.d). This raises the question of ethics and whether the information obtained is applicable in the hiring process. The act of accessing social sites in the sense of performing a background check is seen as a violation of privacy, which contrary set regulations concerning such checks. It is regarded unethical behavior to violate a person’s privacy
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I believe that Google has core competencies because it was able to make a breakthrough in the Internet business by transforming its technological tool into a profitable business, by relating its core competence with an innovative way to generate revenue flows and structuring its business with the correct mix of technology and innovation.
The report focuses on the internal and external factors of the Google Company and makes a detailed analysis to come to a general conclusion and recommended suggestions to facilitate the company in its further improvements. Introduction: The Google Company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in the year 1998 after they had sanctified their previous work on the search engine BackRub that was created by them to realize the significance of different sites and pages over the internet.
Potential employees across the globe apply all means possible to assess the applicant’s moral conduct besides relevant academic and professional background. With the advent of technology employees can Google applicants post on their face book walls or even follow their tweets on twitter accounts.
Reasons that support the Thesis statement a) Employers are able to discern the probability of an interviewee being problematic after employment hence eliminates them. This saves the managers from having to deal with avoidable problems b) The background checks help employers determine the capability of the candidates to mingle with the employees and keep the company’s values.
Software and internet industry still remains one of the most innovative industries in the global economy. It is boosting growth and reaping revenue of around $150 billion each year. According to a research by Datamonitor, the market size of software and internet industry is more than $303.8 billion with Google at the top of it.
Through this research, some of the questions which come up when discussing the use of Google and Face book to assess applicants by potential employees are tackled and they include; Job seekers knowledge of privacy settings, importance that employers give,
On the other hand, when users are identified who they are in the internet, they are likely to behave properly just as they would in the real life.
I would make iinformation about users private. There are two factors that impact