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. (Then click here to share the details and see others’ responses.)
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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