Social Media Job Search Caution and Employer Insights

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According to research released by a team from North Carolina State University, “Employers are increasingly using Facebook to screen job applicants and weed out candidates they think have undesirable traits.” But the new study suggests “companies may have a fundamental misunderstanding of online behavior and, as a result, may be eliminating desirable job candidates.” Of the 175 study participants the …