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Lessons to Learn in College

by Stephanie Michele (writer), Venice, May 29, 2007

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The following paragraph is posted on the University of Southern California’s website:

“Special note to Employers: Recently the National Association of Colleges and Employers reported that a significant percentage of employers are using social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace to screen potential candidates. The USC Career Planning & Placement Center strongly discourages this process. As an employer participating in on-campus events, we expect you will provide a clear explanation of your selection process to potential candidates. If you consider the content of a Facebook or MySpace profile in evaluating a potential employee, we request that you state this in your job description for any on-campus recruiting events.”

Seriously? Maybe a better policy would be to teach the students that it is probably not a good idea to post things on public websites that they don’t want to be PUBLIC!!!


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Stephanie Michele is a writer for BrooWaha. For more information, visit the writer's website.
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