The debate over social media passwords in the workplace continues, with The Union-Tribune recently weighing in on the topic.
Over the past several months, several companies and public agencies have been cited asking job applicants for Facebook passwords during interviews to see what they post online. In fact, a new survey found that 37% of companies use social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to research job candidates.
Whether you feel a “social media background check” is right or wrong, be careful what you post on our profiles and spend time learning about Facebook’s privacy settings. Always try to present yourself on Facebook and LinkedIn as you would at a networking event.