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Posts Tagged 'work'

How Facebook might reveal users’ attitudes toward work and relationships with coworkers.

How Facebook Might Reveal Users… [Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI. With the spread of Facebook among people in many  countries, some companies have started using applicants’ Facebook profiles as a criterion of personnel selection, in an effort to identify good workers among job applicants. However, how using Facebook is connected to […]

2 January 2013 at 12:20 - Comments

This may come in useful some day!

It turns your Facebook page into a spreadsheet

5 July 2011 at 17:54 - Comments

Job-seeking, social networking and the law: It’s a lot like Facebook stalking

As I’ve mentioned before, companies are increasingly looking at potential employees profiles on social networking sites. Just like online dating, all this extra information can have both advantages and disadvantages, for the eh, client and um, service provider. I realise this after reading this post: Is It Legal To Use Social Network Data When Hiring? […]

29 June 2010 at 17:57 - Comments