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Friday, 7th October 2011

69% of Hiring Managers Have Rejected Candidates Based on Social Networking Presence

By Theresa Cramer

According to Reppler, an online reputation company:

Facebook and Twitter are being used a lot to screen job applicants.  On Facebook and Twitter, we believe hirers are trying to get a more personal view of a candidate, rather than the resume-like view they will see on LinkedIn.



Theresa Cramer is the editor of EContent magazine and Intranets newsletter. She is a 10 year veteran of the publishing industry with a background in both newspaper and book publishing. Follow her on Twitter @TheresaCramer.

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