Thursday, February 5, 2009

IS YOUR BOSS SPYING ON YOU?

SourceWire
1/3 of HR people and Business managers admit to searching for potential and current employees’ Social Networking profiles for information about their background and behaviour; 24% admit that they have been put off by something they have found.

A study of 961 HR people and Business managers, commissioned by the World’s biggest people search website, can reveal that 1/3 admit to searching online for people’s social networking pages during the recruitment process and almost ¼ admit that the findings have put them off a potential recruit.
1 in 5 business managers that admit to searching for applicant’s online claim that the content they found was enough to put them off a candidate; the biggest turn-off’s were inappropriate drunk photos (47%) and rude comments (22%).

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