AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames SocialTimes LostRemote TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

The Role Of Social Media In Pre-Employment Candidate Screening [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Role Of Social Media In Pre-Employment Candidate Screening [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you using social media to screen candidates for your latest job vacancy, or even before inviting them in for an interview?

You should. Indeed, it’s a growing trend, with two in five employers now using social media to pre-screen applicants. Two-thirds (65 percent) do so to gauge a candidate’s professionalism, 51 percent to see if they fit into the company culture and 45 percent to learn more about their qualifications.

It pays, too: 43 percent of employers said that they found information online that helped them decide not to hire a particular candidate. This visual from Go-Gulf.com takes a closer look at social media’s role in pre-employment screening.

The Role Of Social Media In Pre-Employment Candidate Screening [INFOGRAPHIC]

(Source: Go-Gulf.com. Screening image via Shutterstock.)

Mediabistro Course

Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, ad land your next job. Register now!