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Could Social Media Kill Your Career? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Could Social Media Kill Your Career? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 69 percent of employers have rejected candidates based on their social media activity?

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Can Social Media Help You Find A Job? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Can Social Media Help You Find A Job? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that recent studies have shown that 53 percent of jobseekers now use social media to find new job vacancies?

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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?

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The Ultimate Social Media Guide To Getting A Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Ultimate Social Media Guide To Getting A Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 94 percent of recruiters use social media to source potential candidates?

Almost two in five (37 percent) of firms do the same thing. Which means that your social media profiles – and, specifically, what you say and how you behave on them – have never been more important.

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10 Tips For Finding A Job Using Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Recent studies have shown that social media is now helping one in six job-hunters find a new position, and 89 percent of recruiters check the social media profiles of prospective candidates when looking to make a new hire.

What are they searching for? Bad behaviour, predominately, including references to illegal drugs, sexual content, spelling and grammatical errors and alcohol consumption.

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75% Of U.S. Workforce Looking For A New Job, And 34% Using Twitter To Find It [STUDY]

A new study has revealed that 3 out of every 4 (75 percent) of the U.S. workforce are actively looking for, or consider themselves open to, a new job, and 76 percent of those are now using social media in their hunt for employment.

Conducted in September, Jobvite’s Social Job Seeker 2012 survey polled more than 2,100 adults (aged 18+), and discovered that while Facebook remains the leading social tool amongst the American workforce, with its 83 percent adoption rate holding steady on 2011′s 82 percent, both Twitter (46 percent, up from 37 percent) and LinkedIn (41 percent, up from 32 percent) are very much on the rise.

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HOWTO: Boost Your Chances Of Being Hired With Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is your online presence relevant to a real life job?

Yes: absolutely. In fact, it’s never been more important to ensure that your behaviour and attitude on all online portals is above-board and respectable, and this definitely includes social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

In a follow-up post to our article this morning, this infographic from Career Enlightenment asks and answers key questions about how social media is used for job searching and employment.

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