LEGAL TIP OF THE WEEK
JOB HUNTING? WATCH WHAT YOU DO ONLINE
Social media is a great spot to post life updates and helps friends and families across the country feel connected. But what you post may negatively impact you if you are looking for a job, where a potential employer may spot questionable photos and offer the job to the next candidate in line. Some of the most common missteps include posting photos wearing provocative clothing, or with alcoholic drinks in hand. Another big no-no is making cruel or harassing posts. Employers are responsible for hiring a workforce that gets the job done as a team, and potential employees with a history of antagonistic or questionable social media posts do not fall into this category. This is not to say you cannot post about your hobbies, or post pictures at large gatherings, just be cautious about the specifics. And if you have friends who frequently tag you in a post, take a look at your settings and make sure your permission is required first or ask your friends to remove unwanted images of you from the internet.
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