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Job Search – Is your social media presence hurting ?

You hear a lot about what you shouldn’t post on social media, but employers are starting to grow weary of hiring candidates who lack a social presence all together. Take control of your Social Mediabrand by balancing your personal and professional image to attract recruiters.

Social media can make or break your career. We’ve all heard at least one story of an employee getting fired over a Tweet or Facebook post. And when you apply to a job, most hiring managers will first turn to Google to vet your background and qualifications.

Whichever way you swing it, you can’t avoid social media anymore, and how you manage — or don’t manage — your social presence can make or break your job hunt. It’s time to take control of your image and start thinking of social media as personal branding.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at  Is your social media presence hurting your job search? | CIO.

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