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Social Media Spotlight: The Hiring Process

Is it legal for a company to review an applicant’s social media profile before hiring them? In this Social Media Spotlight post, Chris Bacon addresses how employers can responsibly review social media profiles during the hiring process. While it may seem off limits, some relevant social information may be lawfully considered when evaluating a candidate for employment.

Look for our next post in which Chris will discuss using social media to evaluate current employees.

To view this video on YouTube, click here.

This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.