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Daily Wrap: Facebook Profile Suggests Future Job Performance and more

A new study finds it’s possible to judge your potential job performance using your Facebook profile. This and more in today’s Daily Wrap.

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What Facebook Says About Your Potential Job Performance

How you appear on Facebook matters more and more each day. A new study suggests it may be possible to gauge a potential hire’s potential performance by checking out their Facebook page.

From the comments:

Helder José – “users who socialized were more likely to be extroverted and friendly.”

Well, I guess that bias rules out as prospective employees people such as Larry Page and many of today’s business leaders who happen to be introverts and prefer to work in solitude and spend time maturing their ideas instead of drinking and socializing. Steve Jobs was not that friendly either, I guess I can also safely rule out anyone whose personality resembles that of Steve Jobs.

I guess Facebook is not as useful as you suggest. It might be useful to find the most profitable rat racers but for outstanding top people: not so much. I can hardly imagine top people investing much time on Facebook.

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