Your social media profile and your search for work are very closely linked nowadays. Five years ago employers weren’t as emphatic about a potential employees use of popular networks like Facebook and Twitter, but times have changed. Now an employer can search and possibly find one of your social profiles and can generate a snap judgement of you based on the information they come across. In order to paint yourself in the best light you’ll need to safeguard and closely monitor the information that you post in the social space.
To help guide you in the right direction in the social arena is Matt See, Social Media Manager at American Public University. In this podcast he tells you about three things you can do today to make your social media persona more professional.