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Social Media Made Simple

In a little more than a decade, social media has become fundamental to the way billions engage with one another — now more than ever for easing pandemic isolation and building community.
With social media being an important part of many people’s lives, it’s not surprising social media has influenced the world of recruitment with HR professionals using social network background checks for hiring and screening needs. Social media background checks provide vital information that help employers minimize the risk of a bad hire.
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Our Social Media Partnership

Sterling Backcheck has partnered with Fama to help companies protect their brands by screening potential and current employees using publicly available online information. Our social media partnership reduces risk with a solution that enhances ethical decision-making and compliance by proactively identifying behaviors such as bigotry, sexism, and violence, and recognize practices that align with a company’s culture and values.

Transforming Social Media Screening

Reduce Bias
Sterling Backcheck leverages artificial intelligence, language processing, and image recognition to screen publicly available content for risky behaviors that reduce bias in hiring decisions.
Robust Search
We screen behaviors on social media, as well as perform a thorough search on the publicly available web, that can easily be configured to reflect your hiring standards.
Scale Globally
Sterling Backcheck leverages technology that can be deployed in nearly every country and works across hundreds of languages.

The Social Media Imperative

With more than half of the world’s population on social media, it’s become a norm in HR to rely on search engines for hiring and screening needs. According to a recent Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder survey:
Nearly 1/2 of employers check up on current employees on social media
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employers use social networks to research job candidates
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of employers use search engines to conduct research on job candidates
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of employers have found social or online content that caused them not to hire candidates
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of employers have reprimanded or fired an employee based on content found online

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