You've probably heard by now that some employers in the United States have come up with the idea of asking prospective employees for their Facebook passwords so they can take a closer look at what these candidates are all about. Is it legal? Is it ethical? Is it fair?
As the competition for jobs increases during these tough economic times, many job applicants are tempted to bend the truth by embellishing or omitting information on their résumés. That is why it is important to fact-check résumés...
Starting in 2006, Mark's Work Wearhouse in Alberta was running background credit checks on employees looking for work at the clothing store. Not criminal record checks; not general reference checks; credit checks.
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