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    According to new research more than a quarter of Australian employers use social networking sites to ‘screen’ job candidates – and almost half admitted to turning down a candidate based on their Facebook or Twitter content.

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    Australian employers have offered employees a median 4% pay increase in the 12 months ending in July this year, compared to 3.5% in the previous 12 month period.

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