Response to "Bloggers Need Not Apply" from Ars Technica
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.