U.S. employers who have not hired after screening social profiles 2018

This statistic shows the share of U.S. recruiting professionals who have not hired a candidate based on content they found on social media. In 2018, 57 percent of responding hiring managers had found social media content that caused them to not hire a candidate.

Share of U.S. hiring professionals who have not hired a candidate based on content they found on social media from 2012 to 2018

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Release date

August 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2012 to 2018

Number of respondents

1,012 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

hiring managers and human resource professionals across industries and company sizes in the private sector

Supplementary notes

Employers who research job candidates on social media.

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