Facebook, Personality, Talent Assessment & Job Performance

February 21, 2012
    

An interesting new study from the Northern Illinois University’s College of Business, showed that " 10-minute perusal of Facebook pages were actually a stronger predictor of a candidate’s likelihood to excel in a job than the personality surveys that many companies require job candidates to complete."

As many hiring managers check candidates online, make sure to read our paper: "Cyber-vetting: Guidelines for employers checking applicants online" here.

This is the video from the WSJ covering this.

More details on this study here.