Starbucks to Hold Racial Bias Training Day Following Philadelphia Incident

After the manager at a Starbucks in Philadelphia had two black men arrested for trespassing when they asked to use the restroom without purchasing anything, the company announced it will close all 8,000 of its corporate locations on May 29 for a racial bias training session. Starbucks employs some 175,000 people at these locations. The […]

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Coming Soon to the Web: Un-Remember Me, Thanks to GDPR

The term GDPR hasn’t really sunk in on a mass scale in the U.S., but it’s been roiling the social media giants for years as they prepare for May 25. GDPR, the initials for General Data Protection Regulation, is a product of the European Union dating to 2016. Given two years’ lead time, American giants […]

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More Employers Now Eliminating Jobseekers Because of Social Media Searches

A survey by Career Builder found that 51 percent of employers who research job applicants on social media end up rejecting them, up from 43 percent in last year's survey and 34 percent in 2012. So what are employers finding on social media that’s prompting them to eliminate candidates from consideration? The most common reasons […]

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The Face-Off Over Facebook in Job Interviews

In 2010, the online world was shocked with reports of employers demanding access to job candidates’ social media sites. At the forefront of these headlines was a story about Robert Collins, an applicant to the Maryland Department of Corrections who was asked during a recertification interview for his Facebook login credentials to verify, he was […]

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