(Most employers now do a search for their prospective employees.
With some of the information and pictures I have found on Facebook, they should be concerned.) Most hiring managers and HR departments use search engines to research applicants?
Compared to the last survey, there was a 10-percentage-point increase in teens ignoring such messages (57% vs. Still, nearly a third of teens (31%) say they usually reply and chat with people they do not know, and only 21% tell a trusted adult when they receive such messages.
A majority of teens (58%) do not think posting photos or other personal info on social networking sites is unsafe. Nearly half of teens (47%) are not worried about others using their personal info in ways they do not want (although that represents a 10-percentage-point improvement over the previous year).
About half (49%) are unconcerned posting personal info online might negatively affect their future.
Parental awareness of their teens’ online activities has risen significantly.
This year, 25% of teens say their parents know “little” or “nothing” about what they do online, down from 33% last year.
Category of Policy : Administrative Sewrvices Author(s): SJPL Youth Coordinator, Deborah Erwin Authorized by: Core Team, 11/20/02 Date Written: 9/5/02 Date Effective: 8/1/03 Date(s) of Revision(s): 9/25/03; 05/12/04dk,4/4/05 A.