When you’re searching for a job, there’s a lot to remember. One of the things frequently overlooked is digital housekeeping – updating or optimizing your social media profiles. Optimizing your online presence is vital because your future employer will most likely look at your social media accounts during the review process and what they see there could sway their decision. This is even a sound strategy even if you’re not currently searching for a new job!
This U.S. News Money article has some great recommendations on steps to take to update or clean up your profiles on everything from Facebook to Instagram to keep your online image professional and clean. From using a current profile picture to refreshing your ‘about me’ section to reviewing hashtag usage, these are some great tips: