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Facebook A Better Tool For Predicting Best Job Candidates
2012-02-22 14:15:40

Researchers from the Northern Illinois University's College of Business found that Facebook was a better tool for predicting the success of job candidates than more conventional methods. The team found that a five- to 10-minute browse on a job candidate's Facebook page was a stronger predictor of a candidate's likelihood to excel in a job than a personality survey. The study did not take into account potential legalities regarding a Facebook evaluation, but it is the first to study the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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