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Social Media Mistakes: Employment

Published on Mar 13, 2016

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Avoid these basic mistakes when considering your professional online profile!

Bad spelling and grammar.

66% of recruiters who found poor spelling and grammar on a candidates social media account held it against them.

Do not post profanities on social media.

2/3 recruiters stated that posting profanity reflected poorly on the candidate.

Do not post about alcohol.

44% of employers stated that posts about alcohol were concerning.

Keep your political views to yourself.

1 in 6 recruiters stated that overt political views could be a potential negative.

The majority seems like common sense, but to be safe always err on the side of caution.