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http://www.microsoft.com/privacy/dpd/research.aspx Dear Nancy, I wanted to mention that the link that you posted did not work, since there was a blank embedded in it. The version above does work. Thank you so much for this information! I will be posting it at my school and passing this information on to others. > From: Nancy Willard <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > Yeah, I know you are out or on your way out of school. But tuck this into your > Internet safety teachable moment files: > > SURVEY: JOB SEEKERS REJECTED > DUE TO ONLINE INFORMATION > > Seventy percent of hiring managers say they've decided not to hire an applicant > because of information they have found online, according to a survey > commissioned by Microsoft of 1,200 human relations managers and consumers. > While most of those surveyed stated they research candidates online and think > they are justified in doing so, only seven percent of consumers believed that > recruiters check out potential candidates online when making hiring decisions. > Over one-half of managers surveyed agreed that data on lifestyle, inappropriate > written text and inappropriate photos were types of information that could > result in rejecting a candidate. An overview of the findings from the survey > can be accessed at http://www.microsoft.com/ > privacy/dpd/research.aspx. > > Nancy > > -- > Nancy Willard, M.S., J.D. > Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use > http://csriu.org > > email@example.com --- Edtech Archives, posting guidelines and other information are at: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~edweb Please include your name, email address, and school or professional affiliation in each posting. To unsubscribe send the following command to: LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU SIGNOFF EDTECH