What Potential Employers Look for in Your Social Media Profile
Unbeknownst to many, an increasing number of potential employers are accessing profiles on social media websites such as Facebook and LinkedIn, in order to determine who they should hire. According to, 92% of all prospective employers use social networking sites to scan the profiles of potential candidates. Out of this figure, 86% use LinkedIn, 60% use Facebook, and 50% use Twitter. 24% said they viewed social media profiles to examine 'personality traits' in order to determine the perfect fit for their organization

There is no doubt about the importance of the social media websites in our society; a recent survey reveals that over 65% of online adults (and 50% of all adults) in the United States use Facebook or any other social medium.


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