According to research by careerbuilder.co.uk, the interweb increasingly plays a part in recruitment decisions, with 53 per cent of employers researching candidates on sites such as Facebook – and a further 12 per cent planning to start soon.
The results speak for themselves:
And the scariest statistic of all?
The solution is simple: privacy settings. If you don’t have your privacy settings adjusted to only allow people on your friends’ list to see your content… be very careful about what you post on Facebook.
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