Director James Gunn recently got kicked off the next “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie for offensive tweets he posted years ago. And according to a new survey, it’s pretty common OUTSIDE Hollywood too . . . 34% of companies have either fired or disciplined an employee over something they posted on social media. And it’s even more common when it comes to HIRING people. 70% of human resource managers said checking people’s social media is part of their hiring process. And 57% have rejected someone because of something they found. Here are the top five things they find that can ruin your chances at landing a job . . .
- Inappropriate photos or videos. 40% have ruled someone out because of it.
- Posts about drinking or using drugs, 36%.
- Bigoted comments about race, gender, or religion, 31%.
- Something besides drugs that suggests criminal behavior, 30%.
- Something that shows you lied about your qualifications, 27%.