I love the idea that your boss (because they are your responsible boss, after all) would use this ONLY to check for slanders against the company that are in the public domain (couldnt they do this without your password)? Mutiny yes. Any company asked me for my facebook password (of all things) during the hiring process and I would just laugh in their face and walk away.
Like they wana check if you are an alcoholic or you talk about terrible things
then why dont they just invite them out for a few drinks and get them smashed, while presenting some "bait" topics of conversation. thats how people did it in the old days...
That's the dark future in a country where almost half of the population is political R-tard and vote The Republican Party.
another karmic bump to restablish forum harmony
The actual problem is that employers are demanding access to a person's social networks as a condition for employment. Mutiny isn't an option for an applicant.
In Maryland, job seekers applying to the state's Department of Corrections have been asked during interviews to log into their accounts and let an interviewer watch while the potential employee clicks through wall posts, friends, photos and anything else that might be found behind the privacy wall.
Previously, applicants were asked to surrender their user name and password, but a complaint from the ACLU stopped that practice last year. While submitting to a Facebook review is voluntary, virtually all applicants agree to it out of a desire to score well in the interview, according Maryland ACLU legislative director Melissa Coretz Goemann.
Instead of doing actual, effective, systematic and professional background checks on new applicants, prison HR tried to cut corners and check applicants' Facebook profiles for evidence of gang involvement.
There are certain questions employers just aren't supposed to ask during an interview, such as religion, marital status, political party affiliation, and so on. Labor laws already exist to diminish these practices, ostensibly to prevent discrimination, but asking for a Facebook password is a convenient way of bypassing all of this and allowing employers to pick applicants on the basis of ideological compatibility rather than merit. And of course, while an applicant is within their rights to refuse and threaten to call the ACLU, it would be rude and might diminish their chances of getting the job.
It's not unlike credit checks, drug screens, and certain kinds of criminal background checks. In certain employment sectors, some of these might be necessary. For WalMart grocery baggers, they generally are not, and are in fact a waste of resources. And all those private drug screening services and criminal background checks are probably subsidized by the government.
Shhhhhh............ - dont tell anyone but..........- the governments of China and America have decided to secretly exchange their traditional socialist/capitalist world roles for one another! ~ just dont tell the Chinese or American people!!
(They will have to discover this naturally, when its too late, and when the respective ruling classes of each country have milked whatever they can from this classic switcheroo...)
GET OFF THE GRID!