You’ve finally graduated: congratulations!
After years of study and tens of thousands of dollars in tuition fees, at last you have that all-important degree. Excited, you eagerly apply for that top job. And then another one. And then another one. And then another one. But you never hear anything back.
What went wrong?
Perhaps it was that series of questionable photos on your Facebook Page. Or that offensive tweet. Maybe it was your shockingly out-of-date LinkedIn profile, or perhaps your social media avatar – which all of your friends find hilarious – isn’t exactly portraying you at your absolute best.
Here’s the thing: for all the good stuff social media can do for your career, it can undo it all just as easily through an ill-advised update or poorly-timed photo share. If you’re wondering why potential employers aren’t inviting you in to interview, what they’re all seeing on your social media profiles might very well explain why.
This infographic form Best Masters Programs presents a series of tips in how to manage your social media.