Facebook post 2

Facebook post 2

Man stands in front of house

Job recruiters are less likely to select candidates who appear to be too opinionated. In their study, Penn State researchers showed this Facebook image, along with two possible text posts, to job recruiters to gauge their likelihood of hiring the candidate. "Independent is the only way to go. It disgusts me how people can vote for either of the two‐party candidates. The two‐party system is dying. DO NOT let these people fool you. I can look in the mirror knowing I didn't betray myself and my country. My voice will be heard. Will yours?!" vs. "A beautiful day in November."

IMAGE: Michael Tews, Penn State