How social media can affect your job search – CNN.com

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How social media can affect your job search – CNN.com.

Good Luck to all those searching for work. I really hope everyone that wants/needs to gets employed. ūüôā

“Clean up your pages
Social-media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, appear high in search results, so opt for the highest privacy settings on these networks. Also, “remove complaints about your job or boss, any confidential work information, and photos of yourself acting in a way that could be construed as inappropriate,” says Lindsey Pollak, a global spokesperson for LinkedIn, a networking website. Do the same for any photo-sharing services you use.”

Copyright © 2011 Time Inc. All rights reserved.

I am totally for cleaning up your pages!

Here are some other tips from the article:

“Maintain a good (online) reputation
“If you’re nowhere to be found on Google, employers may question whether you have kept up with the latest trends or are qualified for a job that requires minimal digital skills,” says Dorie Clark, a blogger for Harvard Business Review.

Real Simple:¬†10 Facebook and Twitter mistakes that could cost you your job” ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Copyright ¬© 2011 Time Inc. All rights reserved.

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