Social Media and the Job Hunt: Squeaky-Clean Profiles Need Not Apply

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Social Media And The Job Hunt: Squeaky-Clean Profiles Need Not Apply

Job-seekers, Waldman says, should keep the public private in mind when posting to social networks or when selecting privacy settings. Aim to post something publicly private to the social graph at least once a week and you won’t wind up on the bottom of an intern’s pile, or worse, become the subject of a more thorough investigation. “Step into the mindset of a celebrity or a public figure,” he says. “There is information about you available online to anyone willing to work hard enough to find it.” It’s better, he says, to tame the lion by feeding it. – Meghan Casserly