Is Facebook Hurting Your Career??

1535416_817715064910266_1462005922_nSo you had an awesome weekend, and because there’s quite a lot you don’t remember, it must have been fun.

Then the photos start appearing on Facebook, and the memories of what went on begin resurfacing.

Sometime later when your next prospective employer thinks to check out your social media profile, do you really want them to be exposed to all your private celebrations?

Our lives are becoming more and more transparent. Social media is exposing you to the world. Regardless of your opinion is about that, you’re the only one responsible for maintaining what other people see.

If you want to make sure that your social media profile is not going to come back and bite you, take a few minutes now to update your settings.

Check out these links for clear instructions on how to make sure that people can only see what you want them to see on your Facebook profile:

http://mashable.com/2011/02/07/facebook-privacy-guide/

http://www.techradar.com/news/internet/web/20-facebook-privacy-settings-tips-924540

http://lifehacker.com/5813990/the-always-up+to+date-guide-to-managing-your-facebook-privacy

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P.S. Of course if you don’t want anyone checking up on you, then you can always use a clever and amusing alias 😉

P.P.S. For some examples of the kind of embarrassing photos we’re talking about, click here.

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