They posted what? Promises and pitfalls of using social networking and other Internet sites to research job applicants

  • 09 Jun 2010
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Webinar


Surveys reveal that 50-75% of hiring managers have used the Internet to research job applicants. But do they understand the risks? In this informative presentation, you'll learn about the major methods being used to vet candidates, see examples of search results and profiles, and learn about various pitfalls associated with these methods. If you've been meaning to learn more about social networking sites like Facebook, microblogs like Twitter, or people search engines like ZoomInfo, this webinar is for you!


Bryan Baldwin is currently an HR Manager for the California Department of Justice. Bryan has more than 10 years of experience in both the public and private sectors in the areas of recruitment, selection, and performance management. In addition to DOJ, Bryan has worked at the Washington Department of Personnel and the California State Personnel Board. He has a Masters degree in Organizational Behavior and is on the IPAC Board of Directors. His blog can be found at


The webinar recording is available to IPAC members.
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