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Screening out job candidates with Facebook? Don’t

Molly Wood Jul 3, 2013
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Companies often check social media to get a sense of how prospective employees behave on their own time. If there are photos of beer chugging and drug use, for instance, up pops a giant red flag. But a new study says that’s actually a bad move for employers.

Lori Foster Thompson, psychology professor at North Carolina State University, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss her study.

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