Social Media Screening: How Online Behavior Affects the Workplace

HR Reimagined: SHRM Northern California Annual Conference 2020

Social media scandals can create nightmares for a public relations team, but what happens internally when the same behavior affects the workplace online and offline? This discussion focuses on how intolerance, sexism and violence are leading concerns for HR leaders who are now tasked with navigating the delicate world of online content with a goal of ensuring that current and future employees are trustworthy contributors to safe and productive workplaces. Attend this session to learn compliant screening practices to accomplish values-based goals.


  • Tangible ways HR can show value in supporting safer and more inclusive workplaces
  • The most common online content that creates workplace concern
  • How to navigate the intersection of offline and online life in the workplace
  • How to measure success in supporting core company values with hiring practices
  • Legal compliance and adjudication around social media background screening
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Bianca Lager


Bianca Lager is the president of Social Intelligence, where she drives the vision to support organizations in protecting workplace culture and preventing harassment. Bianca received her MBA from Pepperdine University and is a LinkedIn Learning author.

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Concurrent Session
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All Levels
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