This podcast is a conversation with Ms. Vicky Oliver concerning the impact of today’s Hiring Managers utilizing more and more social media to cull job applicants.
The topics that were discussed is why you should treat social media very carefully and how to be very selective which social media you participate in. For example, using LinkedIn instead of Facebook.
Statistics from Career Builder show that 46% of the job candidates are turned down for inappropriate photographs or information and that 32% of the job candidates are turned down due to poor communication skills. These were all found on the job candidates social media sites.
Vicky is an award winning author of several books on career development. Her advise has been featured in over 700 media outlets, including the front page of the New York Times Job Market section.