Can Your Social Media Presence Affect Your Job Search?

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According to CareerBuilder's latest social networks recruitment study, 60% of companies disclosed that they utilize social media network sites to study job prospects. And also if THOSE numbers don't make you stop before you post your victorious face alongside a beer pong table spread with vacant mugs, think of it by doing this: The number of employers using social media to screen candidates has boosted 500% over the last decade. Yes, you review that correctly: 500%.

Can Your Social Media Presence Affect Your Job Search?

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According to CareerBuilder's latest social media recruitment survey, 60% of employers revealed that they use social networking sites to research job candidates. And if THOSE numbers don't make you pause before you post your victorious face next to a beer pong table scattered with empty cups, think of it this way: The number of employers using social media to screen candidates has increased 500% over the last decade. Yes, you read that correctly: 500%.