Mind your e-language
This is not about censoring every online move, but about exercising restraint
A private equity client asked us to reference a candidate who had been recommended to run a portfolio company. The candidate’s credentials stacked up reasonably well, as did his references. Then, one of our researchers trawled his public social media profiles. Like most of us, he had opinions on Indian politics, corruption, football teams, the US elections, et al. Like many of us, he had chosen to air his views on social media platforms. Unfortunately, he had not been particularly circumspect about the language or tone he used.