Social Intelligence employee spotlight: 7 questions with Ben

We’ve added a few new members to our team over the past few months. Keep reading to get to know our fantastic Marketing Manager, Ben! 7 Questions with Ben What is your role at Social Intelligence? I am the Marketing Manager for Social Intelligence, which means that it’s my job to get the word out about… Read more »

Social Media Background Checks in the Security Industry

Sterling Talent Solutions, our partner, conducted a recent survey that revealed that 89% of organizations run employment background checks. Yet just one-third of the employers surveyed are performing social media checks on their candidates. Like it or not, social media is here to stay, and more people have an online presence today than ever before. We… Read more »

TV Office characters who would fail social media background checks

A few months ago, our friends over at Sterling Talent Solutions wrote a blog post about movie characters and employment. They specifically focused on characters who should have undergone an employment background check. Remember Jack Black’s character in School of Rock? He was somehow able to get a job as a substitute teacher while impersonating… Read more »

Social Intelligence employee spotlight: 7 questions with Caitlin

We hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know our team better over the past few months through our employee spotlight series. This week, we’ll hear from our client services coordinator, Caitlin, who also happens to write most of these blog posts. 7 Questions with Caitlin What is your role at Social Intelligence? I’m the Client Services Coordinator…. Read more »

Social Media Hiring Reports: What is considered Racist content?

Social Intelligence conducts thousands of social media background checks a month. During our search, we look for four types of red flag behavior: anything sexually explicit, racist and/or intolerant, illegal, or violent. We are often asked how exactly we determine that content falls under one of our red flags. In the coming weeks, we are… Read more »

Social Media Background Checks in the Energy Industry

“Social media is no longer cutting-edge; it is mainstream. For HR to overlook it today would be like ignoring e-mail 20 years ago.” – Jonathan A. Segal These days, social media is more pervasive than ever before, and its prevalence only continues to grow. If your company is running criminal background checks, they should consider… Read more »

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 »