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Employers Are Facebook Stalking You

Posted by: Mike Pomranz | October 6, 2011 at 4:00PM

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According to a study cited by Forbes, "91% of [hiring types] are doing social networking screens of job applicants" and an amazing "69% of those surveyed say they had at some point rejected a candidate based on what they found there."

The chart above breaks down the kind of things that can cause you to get rejected.

After reading it, I'm thinking this Facebook post might be part of the reason I was unemployed for 3 years…

Whoops.

[via Blame It on the Voices / source Forbes]