If you are like most 20 somethings, you are on some sort of social media platform. Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn… most of us are on one of these (if not more) multiple times a day. Whatever the case may be, if you are on it, there are a few things you need to know now if you plan on keeping your job or get a new one.
1. Take down any incriminating pictures. The last thing you want to do is have an employer, or future employer, see this. In many cases, when you are applying for a new position, recruiters will check you out on the web. If you are going to join their company, you will be representing them. They can’t have a young woman taking keg stands representing the company. When in doubt, ask yourself if you would want your father to see it.
2. Check your interests and hobbies. While they may be appropriate for our friends to see…. but when it comes to your clients and bosses, they may not be too fond of it. It doesn’t look good when one of your “interests” (more…)