Inspirations of the day

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

Social Media Taboo topics

“When you post your opinions publicly in an heated moment on social media, you’re putting your reputation and integrity at risk.”

People don’t like complainers, so next time you rant on any of the social media, remember to maintain online professionalism. Here are top 5 Taboo topics you had to stay away from, particularly in Online Social media discussions:

  • Politics
  • Religion
  • Proprietary Company Information
  • Customer Information
  • Personal Rant

Never be afraid to DELETE: If you have ranted already, never be afraid to delete. Remember, social media is just another new media to show your character – reputation and integrity included.

Read my other articles on this subject, Social media caution and how to safeguard your social profiles.

Social Profiles and Search Engines

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Whats written on the Internet stays on the Internet. With so many Web crawlers and countless data gathering tools, one has to be careful on what is visible to the public. Already many jobseekers are shocked and are in disbelief to see their past words coming back to haunt them during crucial job interviews. Although we can’t totally disassociate ourselves from the new social media, we can be careful on what’s visible publicly. Here are some tips to protect yourself by denying your social profiles to the search engines.

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