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10:29 am
Fri July 5, 2013

NC State Study: Employers Who Use Facebook to Screen Job Applicants Could be Missing Out

A NC State University study says companies may be looking at the wrong things when using Facebook to screen job applicants.
Credit Keri Brown

An increasing number of employers are using Facebook to screen job applicants. But a new study from NC State University says companies who use social media to weed out prospective employees could still be missing the perfect candidate.

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6:05 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

A Random Act of Kindness Goes Viral

Matt Scheidt of Winston-Salem (pictured) and his friend Eli Janetis of Florida are hoping their Facebook event will encourage others to perform “A Random Act of Kindness.”
Credit Keri Brown

In early February 2013,  Eli Janetis of Florida invited his friends on Facebook to join an event called “A Random Act of Kindness." His friend Matt Scheidt of Winston-Salem accepted the invitation and became the administrator.

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