A survey of over 2,300 human resources professionals found that 70% of hiring managers use social media to research candidates before ever contacting them. In addition to heading directly to social media platforms, nearly the same amount (68%) say they use search engines to research applicants.
What are they looking for? While most hiring managers are looking for information that supports your resume (61%), 37% say they also pay attention to what others say about you. And 24% admit they are looking for reasons not to hire you, with 44% saying they’ve found such information!
Nearly 70% of hiring managers use social media or search engines to research applicants before ever contacting them, according to survey data. These five red flags can diminish your chances at landing...
The end of the year usually offers a brief reprieve from work, whether it be a day off or a much-needed vacation. The weeks leading up to the holidays, however, can often exacerbate burnout as workers juggle end-of-year deadlines, performance reviews, travel and holiday parties, among other obligations.