Can Facebook Predict Future Job Performance? – Talent Management magazine

Facebook Prediction of Future Job Performance Trumps Traditional Personality Assessments…

Wow. What a statement!

If this Northern Illinois University study is correct, and Facebook is a better barometer of a candidate’s potential job performance than traditional personality assessments, what does that mean for hiring managers? Do we simply spend five to 10 minutes perusing candidates’ Facebook profiles to predict future job performance?

Can Facebook Predict Future Job Performance? – Talent Management magazine.

And, what does YOUR Facebook profile say about your chances for success in your next role?

Puts a whole new perspective on that comment you made on the game last night, eh?

Do You Have Klout?

What is Your Klout Score?

Klout is the measurement of your overall online influence. Klout scores range from 1 to 100, and higher scores represent wider and stronger sphere of influence. Klout looks at 35+ variables on Facebook and Twitter to measure True Reach, Amplification Probability, and Network Score. They believe influence is “ability to drive people to action.”

Ex: True Reach = size of your engaged audience (based on followers and friends who actively listen and react to your messages). Want to learn more about Klout?

So…do I have enough Klout to get you to respond to this post?

About Klout

http://mashable.com/follow/topics/klout   

Klout is a San Francisco based company that provides social media analytics that measures a users influence across their social network. The analysis is done on data collected from sites such as Twitter and Facebook and measures the size of a person’s network, the content created, and how other people interact with that content.