Watch out what you write online

Posted on Monday, Oct 30 2006 @ 17:01 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A recent study by CareerBuilder shows one in four managers now search information on Google about potential employees. About 51% of applications were rejected because of what was found on the web.

Here are a few examples of things managers found that caused them to dismiss the potential employee:
  • 31% lied about qualifications
  • 25% had poor communication skills
  • 24% was linked to criminal behavior
  • 19% had bad-mouthed their previous company or fellow employee
  • 19% posted info about them drinking or using drugs
  • ...
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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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