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Social Networks | Is Your Profile Helping for Your Job Search ?

Here are a few things to consider in determining what kind of online persona you currently have or would like to have:

1.) Use Google to search for your name.

2.) Close all accounts that you don’t use anymore.

3.) Create a separate accounts for personal use and one for professional use.

4.) Make sure the picture used for your profile is professional.

5.) Change your privacy settings so only your friends can view your page and photos.

6.) Don’t send or upload anything that can be used against you by a disgruntled friend or significant other.

7.) You can change your Facebook so others cannot post anything on your wall.

8.) Consider joining social networks like LinkedIn.

9.) Never complain on your wall or post or tweet something negative about your workplace.

10.) People will make conclusions about who they think you are from the groups you have joined and the friends you are connected to.

11.) Use spell check and try not to use Instant Messaging acronyms….

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