Don’t allow Facebook to compromise your job search
While Ilchi Lee believes a person's life purpose should not be solely defined by his or her job search abilities, such skills can certainly lend themselves to securing a good position.
One of the major components of the job search these days is the use of social media and while such services have a plethora of benefits for job hunters, they can also prove detrimental at times, according to a recent Forbes article.
While LinkedIn has basically become the professional version of Facebook, many recruiters still take to the Book to learn more about prospective candidates.
As such, job applicants should still ensure that they keep their profiles clean, or at least adjust privacy settings to prohibit others from searching for them via the social network.
While privacy concerns related to companies searching candidates on social media sites have come to the forefront, many employers feel that such probing is no different than hiring private investigators to make sure a prospective employee "checks out."
For this reason, even if you have a LinkedIn profile, make sure there is nothing on your Facebook page that you would not to become the difference maker in landing or being rejected from a job opportunity.