Does online information affect your reputation? Itís a simple enough question, but before answering you might want to know that 70% of HR professionals in the US revealed they rejected a candidate basing their decision on the information shared by the person online, according to two research studies
commissioned by Microsoft to Cross-Tab Marketing Services. The Redmond company released the studies in concert with the commemoration of the Data Privacy Day (Data Protection Day in Europe) held annually on January 28. No less than 2,500 consumers, HR managers and recruitment professionals in the US, UK, Germany and France were polled for the study.