70% of employers screen a candidate’s social media before deciding to hire them, and 54% of employers have chosen not to hire someone based on what they found. Some of the top reasons hiring managers eliminated candidates due to what they saw on social media were: inappropriate photos or information (39%), discriminatory comments (32%), and content that bad-mouthed employers (30%). While the effectiveness of this hiring approach is debatable, companies utilize it.
Today's episode of the WorkInSports Podcast shares how to use social media to your benefit and clean up your digital footprint on the job hunt.
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