Survey shows percentage of employers that check social media before hire

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Many young people post to social media for the amusement of friends without knowing the potential ramifications by possible employers.

A survey by careerbuilder says 70 percent of employers use social media to screen candidates before hiring.

Another 69 percent utilize search engines to research candidates as well.

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