How Facebook could cost you a job


Prospective employers "dislike" what they find online about job candidates.

Tell the truth: Has an online post or tweet come back to bite you-or someone you know-professionally? Click here to answer our survey.

Why do we ask? Forget fretting over friend requests-what you post on social networks could get your job application rejected. A survey of more than 1,100 human resource professionals by Cross-Tab found that 70 percent of recruiters have rejected a candidate for employment simply based on text, photos, or videos they discovered about that person online. Think about that the next time you Tweet or upload photos from a bachelorette party.

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