Most employers now do some internet research to learn more about current and potential staff, ostensibly to help determine that the well turned out person who interviewed well and looks the part isn’t merely putting on a professional mask. Some would see that as cyberstalking. After all, an employer should surely employ staff on the basis of what they do professionally, not judge them on which football team they support (I don’t), which celebrity actor or actress they fancy (Bonnie Langford), who their friends are on Facebook (I don’t do Facebook) and who they follow on Twitter.
That’s a valid topic for discussion. Especially in the city of Bozeman, Montana which was recently discovered to have gone further than that and asked all potential employees:
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