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Years ago, I asked HR professionals to stop Googling candidates.
In short, it is dumb and lazy.
It is an unreliable and invalid way of discerning a candidate’s knowledge, skills and abilities. And I believe it might be an illegal hiring practice, although there is no legal decision or class action lawsuit against an employer in America to test that theory. Read more…