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Social Media in Recruitment and Hiring

Furthermore, for employers with job applicants located outside of the United States, other countries may have different rules about social media. For example, under French law, employers are generally not permitted to gather information from social media that exceed the ability or skills of candidate’s job. Therefore, an employer’s social media search that reveals details about a candidate’s private life could lead to liability. France’s recruitment laws and restrictions are discussed in more detail in one of the white papers published in conjunction with the ABA’s 2012 National Symposium on Technology in Labor and Employment Law.

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