Almost everyone has a Facebook or Twitter account; grandmothers, fathers, and companies all have one. Social networks are a fun way to spend your extra time and connect with your friends.
However, in the past few years employers have been looking up potential candidates on various social networks before inviting them for an interview. Something that may seem harmless to you may end up being a deciding factor on if you get the job or not.
Here are a few things to consider in determining what kind of online persona you currently have or would like to have:
1.) Use Google to search for your name. You may be surprised what pops up or you may find you are still a member of a long forgotten social network.
2.) Close all accounts that you don’t use anymore.