Big Five Personality Traits Reflected in Job Applicants' Social Media Postings

@article{Stoughton2013BigFP,
  title={Big Five Personality Traits Reflected in Job Applicants' Social Media Postings},
  author={J. William Stoughton and Lori Foster Thompson and Adam W. Meade},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={
          800-5
        }
}
Job applicants and incumbents often use social media for personal communications allowing for direct observation of their social communications "unfiltered" for employer consumption. As such, these data offer a glimpse of employees in settings free from the impression management pressures present during evaluations conducted for applicant screening and research purposes. This study investigated whether job applicants' (N=175) personality characteristics are reflected in the content of their… 

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