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Employers screen applicants’ social media profiles

Illustration by: Lindsey Maldonado / Contributor

Hansook Oh

September 19, 2011

A growing number of employers are using social-media in background checks to examine prospective and current employees, making students rethink what opinions and images they show to the world. Eighty percent of employers use search engines like Google to research their employees’ online presence...

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