A Media search will check through a range of resources to uncover both negative and positive public articles relating to the candidate.
These articles could help prevent a threat to the company’s reputation if the articles are negative such as linking the candidate to crime/terrorism/scandal. On the other hand positive articles could help support the hiring of a candidate and give another layer of security for the pre-employment checks.
See our previous social media blog to see our thoughts & advice on looking up your candidates or even your current employee’s; remember you can never forget what you have seen! (CLICK HERE)
P - Professional Qualifications (see previous blog)
R - References & Regulatory References (see previous blog)
E - Employment History (see previous blog)
E - Education Verification (see previous blog)
M - Memberships (see previous blog)
P - Personal Reference (see previous blog)
L - Legal Right To Work (see previous blog)
O - Overseas Checks (see previous blog)
Y - Yearly Checks (see previous blog)
M - Media Search
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