Similar to our post “Social Likes: I’ll only like it if employers like it” comes this recent article regarding updates that may cost you a job.
Here’s some stats they’ve put together:
And the startling finding:
Ten percent of young people said they knew they were rejected from a job because of their social media profiles, yet 66 percent of young people still don’t seem to care that these profiles may affect their career prospects. The majority of young people cater their social media presence to friends rather than potential employers, according to On Device Research.
My own e-etiquette is “Be considerate of others.” The internet has a loooooooooooooong memory and in some parts of the world, there are paid professionals that make a living from digging and presenting information about you online to employers.
Let’s play safe and look after each other out here.