Are Social Media Faux Pas Sabotaging Your Career Prospects


It’s no secret that social media networking has become a primary tool for career trailblazing, and if you’re planning a career move or looking for progression, you’re probably well aware of the need to network, both in the physical and online sense. Of course physical networking has its limitations, whereas networking through social media offers unlimited scope for making new connections and showcasing your talents. At the same time though, the accessibility of your online profile (and those of your network contacts) can be a curse as much as a blessing—more so in fact, as time goes on.   Rob’s Tips to Stay Squeaky Clean on Social Media Rob O’Byrne has a passion for helping people succeed, whether they are business-owners or career professionals. Rob also has plenty of experience in managing an online presence. He is active on many social media platforms, both in promotion of his consulting, education, and business service companies, and as a business authority with a desire to help others.   One of the things that Rob is very aware of, is the need to represent his brands professionally in all his social media activities.   Of course, Rob has a lot of business brands to look after, but even if the only brand you currently have is yourself, the way in which you represent it on social media can make or break your chances of a successful career. Indeed, if you have an online presence on social media and you care about career progress, you better make sure that presence is a positive one, because everyone’s looking—and your current and prospective employers may well be looking in more depth than most.   Avoid These Career-damning Social Media Mistakes The reason for these words of warning is simple. We’re all aware of the kind of blatantly dumb things you just shouldn’t do on social...