1. Clean Up That Profile: 37 Percent Of Companies Research Candidates Via Social Networks

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    According to the new CareerBuilder Survey - http://cb.com/I3o7Iv - many [37%] hiring managers are using social media to research candidates. Facebook and LinkedIn are frequented the most.

    Unless you’ve been living in a cave these last weeks, you’ll know there’s been a huge outcry about employers snooping on candidates’ social media profiles, or worse still requesting Facebook passwords as part of their hiring processes.

    And looking at the positive role a candidate’s social media profiles can solidify the decision to hire in a way that’s had little if any media coverage.

    I leave you to dwell on the tweaks you might want to make to your social media profiles before you progress too far along the job hunt path…


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