Thursday, September 2, 2010

The Huge Gap Between Candidate Expectations And Employer Reality In Social Media

The article “Should You Search Social Media Sites for Job Candidate Information?”, provided views of a gap between candidate expectations and employer reality, when it comes to social media.

While the article itself was interesting (I’ll include some quotes), the comments were fascinating! It was amazing to see the disconnect between candidate expectations vs the reality of employer/recruiter actions.

The article was published by American Express and posted on Facebook by Mashable, the leading website regarding social media news, asking employers/recruiters their thoughts on using social media to screen candidates.

( Continued ... Candidates Expect One Thing, But Employers Use Social Media Differently To Source Employees )

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Full Facebook discussion at: Mashable’s Facebook page

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