Aug 15 2012

Not on Social Media, may cost you a job

Your absence on Facebook may be holding you back. TODAY 

When it comes to Facebook and other social media, you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t. At least that’s some career expects are saying.

Job applicants long have known that what they post on social networks can hurt their chances of getting hired. But a lack of a social media presence also can be an obstacle.

“If you don’t have a social media page, are you now identifying yourself in a way that suggests you’re outside the mainstream?” said John Challenger, chief executive of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a global outplacement firm.

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8/16/2012 12:19:43 PM
sarah United States
thanks. this is great. my sunday school teacher has been out of a job for awhile, our church doesn't  have the money to pay him, and he's been looking. He tells us a lot that he doesn't have a Facebook, for privacy reasons, but i had no idea it could be creating a worrisome profile on his part. I'm definitely letting him know this sunday, thank you again! Smile
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