Make Sure Your Facebook Profile Doesn't Lose You A Job

Posted: September 21, 2009 in Business, Computer, I Don't Know
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Do you use Facebook? I do too — and so do a heck of a lot of other people. Including my mom, and my former boss.

Employers are increasingly using Facebook (and other social networking sites) to check up on potential and current employees. People have been disciplined at work, have missed out on job positions, or have even been dismissed due to comments they’ve left on Facebook and similar sites.

In the credit crunch times, you can’t afford to have anything working against you. Here’s how to make sure your Facebook profile isn’t visible to your boss – and how to clean it up if necessary…

Step 1: Check Your Privacy Settings
Do you know who might be reading your Facebook profile? Are you really certain that it’s only limited to those people who you’ve accepted a Friend request from? Log into your account, click the “Settings” button on the top left: then look at the “Networks” tab: [read]

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