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But all eyes on this February jobs report -- -- to come out the bottom of the next hour it is time to talk about the unemployed.
Recent reports show -- prospective employers are not hiring.
And that they found the reason may not BS say the economy but -- so much more for that we turn.
To financial analyst and frequent bathroom and on the fox is is that or they're given says -- Harriett let's go to it and that's going on that's it I don't.
How dig these stories because employers.
Are more in more digging in -- people's backgrounds and yes so easy to do it online.
Of employers actually use -- back.
A check to candidates they wanna see -- they're hanging out with a lot of that retained their privacy settings -- -- we don't know how.
So they're poking around on there looking to see you from your hanging out -- wouldn't see any kind of incriminating stuff.
Three quarters of employers actually based -- hiring decisions based on what they see seeing is believing.
That's a scary so what about somebody who doesn't keep anything at all is out of back into about the fact and outright -- you have to have the Lincoln you have to have date be it twenty you have to have all the stuff I would just say.
-- -- -- Before you even get out there.
I mean there's a lot of that's happening over 35%.
This is an -- as a statistic have actually eliminated candidates based on what they've seen.
-- -- -- drunk photos -- see all that nonsense this is it is -- that the clearly Mormon issue for younger people with more so for the younger people because they're a little sloppy on this front but there have been incidents is when people you know.
The older generation is not -- it.
-- getting attacked two point here like nineteen years old I think can't initiative right and I live to regret it hard to clean it's hard to clean up your profile on things it's -- if so possible I didn't would you change without there -- out there.
Syria very carefully -- -- and -- you don't pass that initial.
Social media screening you never get to the next without credit reports that this isn't using two nearly 50% of employers actually polled credit reports on either some or all of their applicant is legal in most states except some like seven states.
If they find bad things on that may begin to get written permission but -- That that's -- protected if you know if they're pulling from the fair credit yet you're protected that you have that but he when he gonna use I don't check right yes.
They've indicated I'd check it and has something does anybody -- good explanation.
That they find bad things on there you know there.
Bankruptcy foreclosure in the late paying your bills your credit score isn't in the mid seven hundreds whenever they find on there.
They could not hire you simply because of that -- make.
They may see you with liability right so they want some of his focus on the job is not -- -- be -- something that's not Peoria that the that's sort of a deal breaker that isn't the -- your -- more so now I mean employers definitely have the upper hand -- you know.
Not carry for any number reason I'm just wondering how important actual resume is -- that because it sounds to me like everybody can doctor -- -- make -- -- perfect.
But -- -- -- straight to the FaceBook history to the Twitter to see what the -- -- monopoly kind of irrelevant right hit a lot of people that are also -- the the job searchers on their phones mobile searches and employers are not up to -- for the technology here so that's sort of an interesting phenomenon to mobile -- -- have more than doubled over the past year.
And they're not up to -- say they're missing -- -- potentially very good candidates because there's their technology is not sophisticated in fact only about 2%.
A fortune 500 companies Taylor job applications -- -- use which I think is interesting you know -- -- generally directed to a third party site.
In your fiddling around on there in the application you're reading through them their fifteen pages long so.
A large percentage of perspective employees are just saying forget it I'm gonna go through the application process of their losing out to sort of a lose lose situation without being an unemployed for a long time at heart that's a bad thing I now -- the average unemployment.
Americans now spend 35 weeks job hunting right and that some of double what's been at any point for the Great Recession.
And if you've been out of work for six months or longer which is now about 40% of those who are unemployed.
Forget it you're not gonna get the job they don't want you mean that's the bottom line and make any number of reasons like.
In the you're still -- dating back another candidate that's anything but new research from northeastern.
Actually shows that it there is this discrimination going on they are not necessarily picking the right candidates they're just screening out the long term unemployed.
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You know he came in looking like excellent weird how another potential candidate we're just doing this as a formality so.
There's a lot of different -- -- phrases that they used to.
Send along -- job I ever got a cap cities ABC -- division of it drug testing mandatory drug talent really all job candidates yeah did you pass yeah.
That's out there that think they would comment you tell the job candidate you know we're gonna drug test you and they -- a funny look on their face is never a problem yeah yeah up there at Yankee fans integrated and very -- we'll see you soon.
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