This just in…if employers think scanning Facebook profiles to screen job applicants is a good idea, they may want to reconsider.
According to a new study from North Carolina State University, companies may have a misunderstanding of online behavior and may be eliminating viable job seekers.
Researchers tested 175 participants to examine personality traits employers seek such as conscientiousness, agreeableness and extraversion. Essentially researchers looked at subjects’ Facebook behavior to see which actions were associated with certain personality traits. Read more