Looking to get up to speed on a topic fast? Join us for a full-day, intensive workshop this October 12 in Boston.

Do hiring managers tend to check job applicants' social media accounts before making a hiring decision?

Fully 62% say they always do, and 29% say they sometimes do, according to a recent survey of 233 hiring managers conducted by Skynova.

Why do hiring managers check? Most say they do so to get more detail on an applicant's professional background (57% cite that as a reason) and to get a sense of their personality (54%).

An infographic (below) explores those insights and additional findings from the survey.

Check out the infographic:

Hiring managers on screening social media infographic

Sign up for free to read the full article. Enter your email address to keep reading ...


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

image of Ayaz Nanji

Ayaz Nanji is a digital strategist and a co-founder of ICW Media, a marketing agency specializing in content and social media services for tech firms. He is also a research writer for MarketingProfs. He has worked for Google/YouTube, the Travel Channel, AOL, and the New York Times.

LinkedIn: Ayaz Nanji

Twitter: @ayaznanji