Big Brother is watching: Employers scour job-seekers’ social media for ‘character flaws’

February 12, 2020   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: ,

A new study reveals what employers hunt for on social media when they are looking at job applicants, and it doesn’t have anything to do with job skills.

It’s all about their character and social lives, including detecting substance abuse and their attitudes about themselves and others. Traits such as “self-absorption” and “opinionatedness” are part of the analysis.

“A sample of 436 hiring managers evaluated experimentally manipulated hypothetical Facebook candidate profiles,” the study explained. “The results demonstrated that content related to each construct had a negative impact on person-organization fit and overall candidate evaluation.

“Moreover, self-absorption had the largest negative effects. Older hiring managers more heavily weighted less opinionated content with respect to overall candidate evaluation and content without alcohol and drug use for person-organization fit.

“Without question, social networking sites have become a central avenue for individuals to communicate about themselves, share content on a wide variety of topics, and connect with others,” the study said.


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3 Responses to “Big Brother is watching: Employers scour job-seekers’ social media for ‘character flaws’”

    • Doug Norvell

      But scripture says, Revelation 13:16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:
      17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
      18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

      This isn’t a day, it is a physical mark, and possibly a data chip pricked beneath the skin.

      Also the New Testament tells us, the Holy Ghost is our seal.2 Corinthians 1:22 Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
      Ephesians 1:13 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.

      Just something to think about.