If you are in the job market and have profiles on some of the top social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, read on. You may be surprised with some of the findings.
91% of recruiters have screened their employees through social media.
69% of recruiters reported that they rejected a job candidate based on something they saw on the applicant’s social media profiles. Reasons applicants were rejected include:
What if you created a professional Facebook page where employers and potential employers can go to find out more information about your ongoing professional development?
This page can also be a place to interact with work colleagues that you may not want to let in on your personal profile.
Here’s How To Create a Professional Facebook Presence:
Done! You can ‘switch’ back and forth between your personal profile and professional page easily through the ‘Account’ tab at the top right of the Facebook page.
Are you addicted to the internet?
From Gawker: Evidence that Humans Are Sickeningly Addicted to the Internet
“Here’s a collage of the depressing quotes from 1,000 students around the world who were asked to quit the internet and all media for a day as part of a University of Maryland study. They became depressed, they became anguished — and they became disgusted with their own dependency.”