Recruiters urged to speak to candidates about controversial posts

Recruiters should have open and honest discussions with candidates about the detrimental effect their social media footprint could have on their job prospects.

The call follows findings from a survey of 6,259 British people under the age of 18, commissioned by youth political platform Shout Out UK, which shows more than three quarters (78%) of those surveyed think that talking about politics on social media will hurt their chances of getting a job in the future, while 91% think Brexit has turned important political...

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