Keeping Your Facebook Profile Professional


It has become a standard of practice for young professionals: logging in to monitor the photos and videos that friends tag them in. In a recent interview with NPR (embedded below), CareerBuilder.com found that one in five employers check Facebook profiles when researching a potential job candidate. Additionally, one third of those that checked Facebook found a reason to reject an applicant due to photos with alcohol or drugs.

I always thought it was obvious to monitor your photos but a large portion of young Facebook users continue to post incriminating photographs of themselves on the site.

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