It’s probably not a novelty for you that in present, more than 90% of the active recruiters are screening their candidates’ presence in social media. Long story short: don’t post nonsense on your Facebook page!
We could easily advise you to simply hide your social stories by choosing the right Facebook (or Twitter, or Instagram, or…) settings, but why not play with the internet in order to create a better you? Your mere online presence on Facebook is not an advantage, but you can turn your profile into a second resume, because HR professionals are curious to know not only the little work machine inside you, but also the human.
And, as long as the ones hiring you aren’t your friends, how could you convince them without being persistent and lose formality during an interview, that you’re an energy bomb, full of wits, and a fun person on top of all that? Through social media, obviously! There is no perfect recipe for you to create a better you online, but here are some common sense tips that work in 99% of the cases:
What to DO?
Keep it clean, keep it fresh, keep it you – base your postings on your real interests and passions, mind the grammar and think in terms of quality, not quantity. It’s called PERSONAL brand for a reason.