Thursday, March 29, 2012

You're Hired! Now, Gimme Your Facebook Password

Great article in NPR - Employment Background Checks:  How Far Is Too Far?

Is one man's Facebook password another man's new job?  Apparently so for a few employers willing to push the employment envelope, as they are asking applicants to hand over Facebook passwords as part of the age-old background check.

I'm no HRGenius, but it sure seems to me like this is nightmare on Elm Street for those willing to wade in to these risky waters.  Listen in to the conversation on NPR - this is a topic that might not go away as quickly as we'd like:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very impossible dude!