The current unemployment rate in the United States is at 7.8% This means that around 12.1 million people are out of work, many of whom have been searching for a job for a long time and are probably wondering why they haven’t found one yet. It turns out that social media could be playing a role in their lack of success. According to a CNN poll, 70% of employers chose not to hire someone because of something they posted on social media.
It is important to maintain a good online reputation and keep job news offline until you get the approval. We live in a digital age and your online identity can be as valuable as your resume to future employers.
For more information and tips, check out the entire CNN article here!
AEI Speakers Bureau has a wide selection of speakers who specialize in social media, such as Andrew Davis, Chris Brogan, Esther Lim, Claire Diaz Ortiz, David Meerman Scott, Terrance Barkan and more! Check them all out here!