It is becoming increasingly common for organizations and businesses to consider an individual’s online reputation as part of their pre-employment screening, vetting processes and ongoing personnel security procedures. Although the internet provides a number of benefits when researching background information about an individual, it also increases the security risk to an organization as personal details shared online can potentially be viewed by anyone else who accesses the internet.
Proquest employs unique an credible tools to perform social media scan of applicants can unearth negative or adverse information about an applicant. Our Social Media Scan tool also helps to unravel the character of an applicant.
Adverse media check helps companies to access a huge repository of media sources effectively to understand the candidates potential involvement in crime, terrorism, legal disputes and felony.
Around 25,000 media sources are scanned from across the world including archives, articles and news reports. The significance of Social media scan is due to the following reasons:
• To establish identity
• To ensure that individuals are using the internet according to the companies' IT policy
• To help investigate suspicious employees
• To reduce reputational and security risk to the organisation