Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Is Your Social Profile Keeping You from Getting a Job? | Argosy University

Social media can sometimes do more harm than good. Imagine that you’re looking for a job that allows you to put your psychology degree to work. You print a professional resume and dress well for your interview. You concentrate on meeting your prospective employer’s eyes and answering every question concisely. Everything goes beautifully and by the time you leave, you’re convinced you’ve nailed the job.

Except you don’t get that phone call. Several weeks go by and you realize you’ve been passed over for the job. Why?

Because that prospective boss, the one who just tossed your meticulously written resume into the trash, turned to his computer as soon as you left and searched for your name. Read the full article here.

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