Employers Checking Social Media

Career Advancement

Weed through your old photos and remove anything too racy or inappropriate on social media. You want social media to help your career, not harm it. “There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast.”. Brian Koslow~. Nasir asks: I’ve heard that employers are checking social media more and more, to find out how professional their people really are. Should I just get rid of my Facebook profile so I don’t have to worry about my boss snooping on me?

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A Bad Reputation Costs a Company at Least 10% More Per Hire

Harvard Business Review

A few years ago, domain registrar and web hosting company GoDaddy was known for its racy ads featuring NASCAR driver Danica Patrick and The Biggest Loser star Jillian Michaels. The top three factors associated with a good reputation as an employer are stability, opportunities for career growth, and the ability to work with a top-notch team.

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