What Employers Do and Don’t Like to See on Social Media

September 18, 2013

Career Advice

When you’re in the throes of a job search, it’s important to keep your social media profiles in tip-top shape. But what exactly is it that employers like to see? And don’t like to see? The below infographic breaks it down for you. In a nutshell:

1. Do share any volunteering and charity work that you’re involved with.

2. Don’t be too radical when it comes to sharing your political or religious beliefs.

3. Don’t spotlight photos with alcohol or illegal drug use.

4. Keep your social media presence G-rated! That means no swearing or sexual references.

5. Double check your spelling and grammar, even for a simple tweet.

Read more about the dos and the don’ts of your online image.


About Spectrum Brands Careers

Spectrum Brands is a global $5 Billion Consumer Products company headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin. While you may not be familiar with the Spectrum Brands name, there is no doubt you will recognize some of our brands.

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