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A recent survey claims that 1 in 5 employers in the USA check up on candidates via social networks. Should you be worried about your reputation online?
According to this article about the survey, “the top areas of concern found on social networking sites include:
Employers don't usually search with the hopes of finding something negative about you. The opposite is true- they're looking to confirm the information on your resume and hoping to find more proof that you're a good candidate who really can help their company. However, employers can't predict how their search will end.
But you can.
Look for an upcoming article here on JobMob with more details and advice on how to find and track what's being said about you online so that you can take preventive action and be ready with good answers to potentially embarrassing interview questions.
Everyone makes mistakes and does things they regret later. Should you pay the consequences for those actions years after the fact? Is that fair?
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