Using Facebook to screen new hires

Have you thought about reviewing a candidate’s Facebook page before you hire them?  Apparently some firms do, and actually use the candidate’s password to get full access to their Facebook page to screen for risky behavior that may impact future job performance.  A good source of information or too intrusive – what do you think?  .http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5587885454868361307&gid=1857754&type=member&item=102987123&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ecbc%2Eca%2Fnews%2Fworld%2Fstory%2F2012%2F03%2F20%2Ffacebook-password-requests-employers%2Ehtml&urlhash=HOnF&goback=%2Egde_1857754_member_102987123

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