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Monday, August 30, 2010

The double edged sword of social networking - how to use it & how to lose it!

There's no doubt that Facebook, Twitter and a myriad of other social networking sites have changed the world - this is no less true when you look at your job-hunt.

As this article points out, some countries are trying to prevent employers from screening potential candidates through social networking sites, but a recent Careerbuilder survey sites as many as 45% of hiring professionals use these sites to screen out candidates - or at least research their potential candidates.

The article contains several great tip on how to use (and how not to use) social networking to your favor in a job-hunt.

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