One in Five Employers Uses Social Network Sites When Hiring

New study shows that one in five employers use the social networking service to research the information about job candidates.

A survey made by the, an online job site, showed that 22% of 3,169 hiring managers are screening social networking sites to research their future employees. An additional 9 percent said they don’t currently use such sites, but plan to start.

The research showed that 34% of the managers who search their candidates on the Internet found information that made them drop the candidate from any short list…

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