Thursday, October 27, 2011

Do Employers Screen Applicants Using Social Networks? You Bet!

A recent survey conducted by Reppler asked 300 employers questions about if and how they have used social networks to screen candidates.
Reppler is a social media monitoring service designed to help users manage their online image across different social networks. It does so by showing users how they are perceived across social networks, by telling users the makeup of their social network connections, and by identifying any potential issues and risks. Reppler is a free service and supports various social networking services, like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Here are the results:
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For more information visit the Reppler Website by clicking here

1 comment:

Shona said...

I checked out Reppler, and its very cool. But I have set my LinkedIn and Facebook profiles to "private" -- so unless you are already connected to me, you really can't see anything. My Twitter handle doesn't have my full name, but a modified version of my first name. A potential employer could find me; but I'm not sure if they would go through the legwork.

Ironically I have an page that I put on my resume -- which is tailored to potential employers, and it gets few hits. I also wouldn't mind them seeing my blog...but again, few hits. :-/

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