In search of information about applicants : an exploratory study of LinkedIn as a predictor of personality and hireability

Fernandez, Sébastien (Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland) ; Herren, Christoph (Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland) ; Costa, Vania (Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland) ; Terrier, Lohyd (Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland) ; Kim, Sowon (Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland)

Previous studies have shown that non-professional social media such as Facebook offer accurate information about personality. This study aims at examining if LinkedIn profiles also convey accurate information about personality and to determine how recruiters weight information which is available on LinkedIn to make hiring decisions.


Conference Type:
full paper
Faculty:
Economie et Services
School:
EHL
Subject(s):
Economie/gestion
Publisher:
Montréal, Canada, 26-30 June 2018
Date:
2018-06
Montréal
Canada, 26-30 June 2018
Pagination:
19 p.
Published in:
Proceedings of the 29th ICAP, 2018
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