Want a Better Job? Keep your Social Image Clean

by on September 16th, 2013

Social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook connect you with like minded people, friends, family and co-workers. These websites are tempting. Users want to share what they do in their real lives. They share dining activities, food pictures, travel experiences, stuff they like and stuff they dislike. People think that its a way to freedom and open speech. They can share their thoughts about cultures, religions and anything they like in anyway they like. If you use social networking websites then activities or stuff you share can be a big plus or negative for your professional carrier.

Social networking websites speak your social image. Jobvite‘s recent survey shows, what to share and what not to share on social networking websites if you are conscious about keeping your social image clean. According to them, 40% of companies said they reconsidered candidates based on the content of their social profiles, including Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Employers take posts on social profiles into consideration before hiring. Positive posts can influence decisions positively while negative posts can result in negative decision against you. So be advised and be careful about what you share on your social profiles, specially on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

Here is the survey report result graphic: