Some technology companies, marketing agencies and consulting firms are offering wine, beer and even full bars to help bring in new talent and even woo employees to stay on the job during evening hours. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It seems like only yesterday the hottest recruiting perk was offering happy hours and other alcohol-fueled social occasions for employees, but the buzz seems to be wearing off.

A new study from the College of Business at Oregon State University shows that not only could alcohol be a turnoff for some prospective employees, it could also bring the wrong kind of employee into the fold.

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