What do employers and job recruiters look for when checking the social Media accounts of job applicants?

What do employers and job recruiters look for when checking the social Media accounts of job applicants?

Well the obvious things which I’m sure you’re already aware of:

Controversy. Which includes but is not limited to:

  • Sex
  • Drugs
  • Political Ties
  • Language

etc

But this part is obvious. I have a TedX Talk on this very thing:

You have an opportunity here to show your strengths and to get AHEAD via Social Media.

How?

Ever done something cool?

  • Skydiving
  • Snowboarding
  • Hiking
  • Surfing
  • Backpacking

Put MORE of these photos up!

Ever done something ordinary?

  • Partying
  • Animals pictures
  • More partying
  • Selfie’s galore

Take more of these photos DOWN.

:slight_smile:

transcribed from job recruiters looking on social media