Status update: You’re hired

How much weight should HR give to social networking profiles when recruiting?
By Philip Smith
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/22/2013

It seems like social networking is being used more and more to fire, rather than hire, employees.

There has been plenty of media coverage given to candidates who have been turned away from the hiring process as a result of status updates, tweets, photographs, personal content and opinions posted to their respective social network profiles.