More Employers Now Eliminating Jobseekers Because of Social Media Searches

A survey by Career Builder found that 51 percent of employers who research job applicants on social media end up rejecting them, up from 43 percent in last year's survey and 34 percent in 2012. So what are employers finding on social media that’s prompting them to eliminate candidates from consideration? The most common reasons […]

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The Face-Off Over Facebook in Job Interviews

In 2010, the online world was shocked with reports of employers demanding access to job candidates’ social media sites. At the forefront of these headlines was a story about Robert Collins, an applicant to the Maryland Department of Corrections who was asked during a recertification interview for his Facebook login credentials to verify, he was […]

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