Attracting and retaining quality employees is key to the long-term growth of your business. The rise of the Internet and its 3.2 billion worldwide users has made finding industry all-stars easier than ever before.
As a business owner a simple search on LinkedIn, a well-placed ad on or a tweet to your band of followers can result in a flood of qualified candidates eager to join your growing team.
Perhaps, until they perform their own research. Just as employers have better access to information on potential hirees, so do job seekers for the businesses they are being recruited to join. The information available on sites like Glassdoor, Indeed and Kununu can be enormously helpful to both parties – until they aren’t.
Created to allow former and current employees of businesses to anonymously report information in areas such as company culture, leadership strength, salaries and more – these sites are often referenced by job seekers before sending in a resume.
The need for anonymity is understandable, but the ease in which false negative reviews can emerge is both startling and potentially hazardous to well-intentioned employers.
Whether you are here because you have already fallen victim to a false … READ MORE