With the volume of information about people and companies available on the Internet, there is no reason not to carry out due diligence before entering into any commercial relationship, whether to hire or be hired. The difficulty lies in knowing where to find information that is a) reliable, b) relevant and c) professional. Facebook is none of them and the Internet is a swamp. For business relations, the best I have found is LinkedIn, because it satisfies all three criteria. A free account lets you consult any of the 350 million+ profiles of its members. A Premium account lets you contact them. ©AMD
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