"Like"?: The Correlation Between Facebook Profiles and Job PerformanceLori Garcia
Mashable reports that a new study conducted by three universities found that Facebook profiles accurately predicted job performance. Really? I mean, uh oh.
Let’s put this theory to the test and check out my last five Facebook status updates:
OK, so let’s do some simple math: Would you hire a worldly baby-talking social complainer with an affinity for zombies who sucks at Zumba? I mean, I know I would but that’s just me. On the plus side, there’s no profanity (out of respect for the parentals). On the minus side, it looks as though I’m a worldly baby-talking social complainer with an affinity for zombies who sucks at Zumba…which I, in fact, am.
You can read all about the study’s findings on the correlation between Facebook profiles and job performance here.
And might I offer a few suggestions as a friend to a friend:
Facebook privacy settings – use ’em.
Get rid of the nakey, drunken pics.
Remember your words can be used against you.
What does your Facebook profile say about you?
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