Take a close look at your social media to determine two things:
Look at your LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and all other social media accounts. Screen for improper content and visuals. Remove photos and posts which can be potentially damaging to your quest to land a job.
One simple rule to follow – if your mother wouldn’t approve of a post, it’s likely not acceptable to others. If that doesn’t sway you, just know that employers are scanning your social media. As soon as you show interest in a position, it’s quite possible they’re researching you on the main social media platforms. Make sure your social media is clean.
Follow these steps:
If you haven’t already, now is a great time to create a LinkedIn account. A small percentage of high school students and about half of college students have an account. A very small percentage actually leverage the professionally-driven social media tool.