Advice

Is your Facebook damaging your chances of getting a job?

It might sound somewhat extreme, but have you ever considered the possibility that your job applications are proving unsuccessful because of what you post on social media? Today, the vast majority of bosses take the time to scrutinise a potential employee’s Facebook profiles before hiring someone new. The internet offers new opportunities for employers seeking to ensure they hire professionals that fit the working values and culture of their organisation. Now there are few quicker ways of securing a quick snapshot of a job candidate’s personality and professionalism than by getting to know their interests and behaviour on their Facebook profile.
This article is available exclusively to Pure account holders. to create a free account now.