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Ten things on social media that can cost you a job

 
Ten things on social media that can cost you a job
Posted Monday, June 30th 2014 @ 11am

According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, 43% of employers now check social media like Facebook and Twitter before they decide to hire candidates.

Here are the ten things on social media that are most likely to get a job candidate rejected:

  • Inappropriate photos or anything provocative
  • Posts about drinking or doing drugs
  • Negative comments about a former boss or coworker
  • Anything that shows poor communication skills -- rude interactions, poor spelling/grammar, etc.
  • Comments that discriminate against race, gender, or religion
  • Anything that shows lies on a résumé
  • Anything linked to criminal behavior
  • An unprofessional user name
  • Anything that shows lies to get a sick day

Read more: PR Newswire

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