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    Posted: Oct 07 2014 at 11:06am

Research initiated by Microsoft indicated that nearly 90 percent of United States hiring managers admitted that they reviewed Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,  or other social medial about job applicants.

Did you know? 75% report that that their companies have formal policies REQUIRING hiring managers to research applicants online.

84% of the hiring managers used what they found online in deciding to hire or not. In fact, 70% of  hiring managers from the study said they rejected candidates specifically based on what they found online about a job candidate.

More info: http://www.smbnow.com/articles/social-hiring

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