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Tue, Apr 24th, 2012
37% of Employers Check Social Media Sites
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According to the latest survey from CareerBuilder, 37% of hiring managers and HR professional check social media sites to look into candidates. 65% checked Facebook, 63% checked LinkedIn and 16% reviewed Twitter accounts.

Of those who searched, 34% said that information they found on these sites caused them not to hire a candidate including inapproptiate photos, information about drinking or drugs, poor communication skills, badmouthing previous employers, discriminatory comments and lying about qualifications.

 

Do you think employers should check social media sites before hiring?

 

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Tue, Apr 24th, 2012 1:07pm
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