TITLE

Going Public

AUTHOR(S)
Hartley, Deanne
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Certification Magazine;Dec2008, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a survey of employers for their bases of recruiting potential candidates in the U.S. According to job-search web site CareerBuilder.com, 20% of companies review candidates' profiles on social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook during hiring process. Of those 25% said the sites depicted applicants in a favorable light, while 38 percent said their views of the applicants were negatively affected. One recruiter admitted to using the tool to evaluate on-the-fence decisions.
ACCESSION #
35537448

 

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