Background of the Case
Major players: Myself, job applicants, online job portals.
Background: With the advent of the social media and websites pertaining to social networking, several ethical dilemmas have come up. For instance, most employers these days have started checking or looking up the profiles of the prospective employees online. According to Stephen Bonner, Barclays Head of Information Risk Management, “We all know that Human Resources are not supposed to look at the Internet for information about job applicants – but most of them do” (Doyle, 2011). Being an HR (Human Resource) professional in charge of recruiting new employees, I have often faced