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General Facebook Tips and Insight

Companies won’t "hack" your Facebook account

The easy answer is no, companies are not "hacking" your Facebook account.

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Don’t talk about work or coworkers on any social media account

While it is okay to have personal social media sites, the best advice I can give is that no comments related to work be posted on personal Facebook pages.

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Don’t talk about work or coworkers on any social media account

I always recommend that both candidates and employees steer clear from postings about work or coworkers.

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No matter what, use good judgment in your posts

In this technological age, it is hard not to be exposed. Use good judgment on everything you do -- anything, from Facebook to just getting caught in someone else's pictures may have an impact on aspects of your life you didn't intend to. Be careful.

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No matter what, use good judgment in your posts

Due to the times, many are being forced to remember to lean on the professional side, even on their own private sites. If you think it could cause you issues at work, take the safe route.

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Consider if you would be comfortable showing anything you put on social media to an interviewer

Only post pictures, links, and comments on Facebook and other social media sites that you wouldn't be afraid to show a recruiter during the interview process.

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Poor judgment on social media can sometimes result in negative consequences

I have seen a few people that have ended up "seeking opportunities" elsewhere because of comments/posts they have made on those accounts.

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Use the privacy settings

Regardless if a company decides to review your social media page or not, I would highly suggest making them private or increasing your privacy settings.

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Most companies have social media policies and guidelines, so know your employer’s

Most employers have a social media policy in place to guide employees on appropriate and inappropriate behavior as it relates to online posts.

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