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April 22, 2013

There are so many legal pitfalls to avoid when using social media in the candidate sourcing and screening processes, some employers might wonder whether it’s worth all the trouble.

There are so many legal pitfalls to avoid when using social media in the candidate sourcing and screening processes, some employers might wonder whether it’s worth all the trouble.

The answer is yes -- if it’s done carefully. Social media can significantly expand the universe of applicants and shed valuable light on job candidates -- when a disciplined approach is used, experts say.