About the Author

Ben Offringa

Ben Offringa

Ben is the Marketing Manager for Social Intelligence.

Stories by Ben Offringa

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healthcare / social media screening / law enforcement

Police Officers and Nurses Keep Getting Fired for their Social Media, But Why?

At this point in 2018, we’re all too familiar with the never-ending ousting of political figures...

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Risk management / FCRA Compliance / Privacy

The Hidden Dangers of Social Media Background Screening

You're in the hiring business, so you've probably heard of social media screening by now as the...

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social media / social media screening / First Amendment

Free Speech and Social Media: What Are Your Rights?

Social media has revolutionized communication in ways previously unimagined. It has also made...

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social media / Risk management / FCRA Compliance

9 Things You Need to Do Before Screening Your Candidate's Social Media

Even though social media has been around for nearly a decade, it's still uncharted territory for...

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social media / Fall Hiring

4 Fresh Ideas to Prepare Your HR Team for Fall Hiring Season

September to early November is one of the most active hiring periods of the year. Plugging...

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brand reputation / social media posts / social media screening / social stewardship

5 Ways to Groom Your Social Media for Employers

It’s no secret that social media has become one of the most powerful marketing tools available...

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social media screening / Artificial Intelligence

"Alexa, who should I hire?" Important questions about AI in HR

Where does AI fit in when it comes to your hiring process? It’s a good question and all the more...

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social media screening

Creating a Better Workplace Culture? Start with Better Screening Practices

Want to build a stellar workplace culture from the ground up? The secret to a thriving workplace...

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employee termination / social media posts / social media screening

Last Week: "Ambien Tweeting" and 3 Other Ways to Get Fired Through Social Media

You've seen it, I've seen it. We all know about the latest high-profile case of social media...

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social media screening / webinar / American Checked

Social Media and Your Candidate: What to Know Before You Google

According to a 2017 CareerBuilder Survey, about 70% of all employers in America search for their...

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