Have you considered the implications of your social media activity on your future job prospects? Outlined in the post and according to Eric Sherman from AOL Jobs, “1 in 10 job seekers will lose a job opportunity based on their social media profiles”. Some interesting ideas here from Joshua Dye.
Is your social media profile one you’d be happy to show a potential employer? OR are you savvy with your privacy settings, ensuring they never find your history? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
Things just got a lot easier for companies to find out about your wild nights on Facebook.
While reading about some of the new updates that Facebook is implementing, I was immediately struck by the new search feature that is making every public post made on Facebook available to be searched for, subject to privacy settings. That means, unless you have kept your profile private from the first day, anything you have posted can be searched for. That potential employer is going to consider someone else when they search for your posts and see those spring break pictures from college you never took down or you might have to meet with the boss on Monday when they search for their employees and read those posts about you complaining about working on Saturday.
This just made me think about how important it is for employees and employers alike to understand the…
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