Employers like what they see on candidates' Facebook pages

As it turns out, some employers like what they see on candidates' Facebook pages so much, this becomes part of their hiring decision. So, what can you do on Facebook that makes an employer sit up and take good notice of you?

  • 39% gave a positive impression of their personality and organizational fit
  • 36% had a profile that supported their professional qualifications
  • 36% had a profile that showed the candidate was creative
  • 34% had good references posted by others
  • 33% showed solid communication skills
  • 33% had a profile that showed the candidate was well-rounded
  • 24% had a profile that showed the candidate had received awards and recognitions
  • 18% never hired a candidate because of information on a social networking site

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