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Anonymous Patron writes "From Ars Technica comes another good response to the Ivan Tribble (Chronicle of Higher Education) job hunting article "Bloggers Need Not Apply."
Blogging and job prospects: from the academy to the SCOTUS
July 11, 2005 @ 4:13PM, by Hannibal
From would-be professors to nominees for high political office, the blogosphere can take a heavy toll on one's job prospects.
Since most librarians work in the public sector, I will stick to that arena and say that the hiring process in public agencies is generally governed by a tight set of rules as to what information can be used about a candidate and how it can be obtained. Most states have applicable privacy laws, and of course there is always that overlooked bit of paper known as the Constitution.