Discuss – Researching Potential Hire
Please complete the following:
This week, we look at how a little research can go a long way toward finding the players that will help your team reach its goals. From talking to past employers to doing social media research, getting to know a candidate beyond their resume is crucial. As Coach has learned from working with hundreds of professional athletes, a player’s potential has more to do with their character than their stats. Review the article from this week, Number of Employers Using Social Media to Screen Candidates at All-Time High, Finds Latest CareerBuilder Study. With reference to the information presented about researching candidates this week, address these questions:
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using social media as a research tool? What’s one thing you would change in your social media presence if you were looking for a job, and why?