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Do you google job candidates?

If yo do, you're not alone. In a recent survey conducted by CareerBuilder, one in four managers have used search engines to screen job candidates, and more than a third have eliminated a candidate based on the information they found.

In my Career blog, I talked about the dangers of this practice from the perspective of the job candidate I thought it would be interesting to hear from IT managers who have googled a job candidate, only to find some information that may taken that person out of the running.

So, have you used the practice?

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Toni Bowers is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.

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