Legal Smart: Social media and your employer

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Legal experts say be careful what you're boasting about when you're posting online.

"75% of recruiters are required by their company to do online searches of their candidate for employment," legal expert Alison Triessl said. "70% percent of those recruiters say that they have absolutely disqualified people because of their behavior online."

Even though employers can't discriminate for race or sexual orientation, Triessl says they can use things you post that they think would be a poor reflection of the company.

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