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Social media puts HR ethics under the spotlight

Social media has definitely changed the game for job-seekers and recruiters. Traditionally, HR recruiters placed an advertisement, sifted through the responses, and interviewed the shortlisted candidates before appointing ...

Lawmakers hope to stop pressure to share access to social media

Some colleges and employers around the country are prying open applicants' private online accounts - a trend that two lawmakers want to stop in Wisconsin. Their draft bill would block employers, landlords and universities ...

US spy master courts top hackers at Def Con

US spy master Keith Alexander on Friday courted hackers at an infamous Def Con gathering rife with software tricksters wary of police and ferociously protective of privacy.

'Word of mouth' jobs elude ethnic migrants: study

University of Melbourne research has found a lack of social networks - and not necessarily racism or poor qualifications - is making life tough for ethnically diverse job seekers.

Md. becomes first to OK password protection bill

(AP) -- Maryland is poised to become the first state to ban employers from demanding applicants or workers hand over their log-in information for social media sites like Facebook.

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