Saving Jobseekers from Themselves New Law to Stop Companies from Checking Facebook Pages in Germany

Good news for jobseekers who like to brag about their drinking exploits on Facebook: A new law in Germany will stop bosses from checking out potential hires on social networking sites. They will, however, still be allowed to google applicants.
Potential bosses will no longer be allowed to look at job applicants' Facebook pages, if a new law comes into force in Germany.

Potential bosses will no longer be allowed to look at job applicants' Facebook pages, if a new law comes into force in Germany.

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