Study: Partying pics on Facebook not so ugly to employers

Researchers found that Facebook profiles can accurately predict a person’s job performance. Party photos, they noted, make you look extroverted.

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Congratulations, you’re going to be a hit in the business world.

At least that’s what a new study from Northern Illinois University, the University of Evansville, and Auburn University suggests. The study found that Facebook profiles more accurately predict a person’s job performance than do personality surveys.

Researchers asked one professor and two students to rate the profiles of 56 college students. The ratings were later compared to employee evaluations of the students who were employed six months later.

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