Megan M. Ruwe Cautions Employers About Using Social Media to Screen Job Candidates
Winthrop & Weinstine employment law attorney Megan M. Ruwe
cautions employers about using social media platforms to screen potential job candidates in a Finance & Commerce
article. “There’s a risk of discrimination claims that come along with this type of screening,” Megan said (qtd. in Millard).
The article explores how businesses are using social media platforms to their advantage to connect with potential and current employees, and consumers. Megan, who works with employers to minimize liability in light of social media, gives tips on how an employer might avoid risk when using social media platforms to research potential employees.
To read the entire article, visit Finance & Commerce’s website
Millard, Elizabeth. “Companies can harness social media for marketing, hiring and more
.” Finance & Commerce
. 25 Apr. 2011.