In an age where social sharing is king, it is important to follow proper social media etiquette. Your social media profiles are a representation of you and your personal brand. It is no longer a platform used only to share photos and information with family and friends. The use of social media has been woven into the fabric of our everyday lives and HR departments everywhere have noticed. Recruiters are looking for you on social media platforms far beyond Linkedin. According to The SHRM survey "Using Social Media for Talent Acquisition---Recruitment and Screening", 43% of organizations said they use social media or online search engines to screen job candidates.
Often times people forget that the content they share on social media, no matter how old it may be, can wreak havoc on their professional life. Social media holds the power to either help you land a job or be overlooked. Don’t let the latter happen to you. Follow these 5 tips to help you clean-up your social media profiles and land your next big career opportunity!
It is as simple as that! By removing all of the unnecessary and potentially damaging content from your social media profiles you are ready to invite employers to view the professionally-approved you.