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More Employers Pass on Job Candidates Due to Social Media

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

According to a CareerBuilder survey, 51 percent of employers who research job candidates on social media have found content that convinced them not to hire a candidate. This figure is up from 43 percent in 2013 and 34 percent in 2012.

With nearly half (43 percent) of all employers using social media as a decision-making tool in the hiring process, employees need to be more mindful of their activity on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn—not just what they post to their own pages,


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