Social Intelligence employee spotlight: 7 questions with Jonny

This week we continue our employee spotlight series by getting to know our business development manager, Jonny, a bit better. You can find the complete series here. 7 Questions with Jonny What is your role at Social Intelligence? I am the Business Development Manager. My role is to identify new business opportunities like new markets, partnerships,… Read more »

FAQs from our Social Media & Employment Webinar

Last week we hosted a webcast on social media and employment. Our president, Bianca Lager, and our business development manager, Jonny Hawley, focused on the benefits and risks of using social media to vet potential employees. We received several questions towards the end that we just didn’t have time to get to. Here are a… Read more »

Social Media Background Checks in the Education Industry

Over the past decade, the rise of social media has changed the way that candidates in every industry are hired. Applicants in the education industry are expected to undergo some of the most stringent background checks. However, not all employers are taking advantage of the actionable information that can be revealed on potential employees’ social… Read more »

Join our upcoming webcast on social media and employment!

We are pleased to announce that our team is presenting an upcoming webcast on social media and employment. Social Intelligence president, Bianca Lager, and business development manager, Jonny Hawley, will host the hour-long presentation next week. “Social Media and Employment: Potent Benefits, Easily Avoided Risks” will begin at 1:00 PM ET on September 27th. Over… Read more »

Social Intelligence employee spotlight: 7 questions with Emily

Over the past few months, we’ve interviewed some of our employees to help you get to know our team a bit better. If you’ve missed the series, you can catch up here. Keep reading to learn more about one of our social media analysts, Emily! 7 Questions with Emily What is your role at Social Intelligence? Social… Read more »

20 types of red flag behavior found on social media background checks

Several months ago, we published a blog post featuring twenty different types of red flag social media behavior. We conduct thousands of social media reports a month, and during the process we discover a great deal of content that is sexually explicit, violent, illegal, and racist or intolerant. In fact, approximately 10% of our reports… Read more »

Social Media Background Checks in the Finance Industry

Over the past few weeks, we’ve taken a look at some specific industries where social media background checks are an especially good fit. We started this series by focusing on employees in the healthcare and law enforcement industries. It also makes sense to conduct social media hiring reports on employees in the highly-regulated finance industry…. Read more »

Social Intelligence employee spotlight: 7 questions with Tracy

Continue to get to know our awesome team better by learning more about Tracy, our software developer. Find the rest of our employee spotlight series here. 7 Questions with Tracy What is your role at Social Intelligence? Software Developer. I’m responsible for all things web. Mostly this means maintaining and enhancing our company web application, but… Read more »

Twitter exposes white nationalists who attended “Unite the Right” rally

Over the weekend, white nationalists and other far-right group members including neo-Nazis and the alt-right, gathered at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The “Unite the Right” rally was assembled as a means of protesting the removal of Confederate memorials, such as the Robert E. Lee statue found in Emancipation Park. The rally took a deadly… Read more »

Social Media Background Checks in the Law Enforcement Industry

Last month, we started a series aimed at taking a closer look at specific industries where social media background checks are a particularly good fit. Today we’ll switch gears from the healthcare industry to the law enforcement industry. Law enforcement and social media in the news Individuals in the law enforcement industry have a great… Read more »