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6 Social Media Mistakes That Are Costing You a Job

6 Social Media Mistakes That Are Costing You a Job

Earlier today we looked a new study from Jobvite, which found that 73 percent of recruiters plan to increase their investment in social media.

The survey also revealed another interesting tidbit: 93 percent of recruiters review a candidate’s social media accounts being a hiring decision, with 61 percent reconsidering an applicant because of something negative on their profile.

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10 Social Media Mistakes You’re Probably Making [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Social Media Mistakes You're Probably Making [INFOGRAPHIC]

Good news! A potential customer is checking out your Twitter profile for the first time.

Bad news: you don’t have a profile avatar, which makes them a little uneasy. After all, you could be a bot. Or worse.

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10 Huge Social Media Mistakes (From Brands) In 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Huge Social Media Mistakes (From Brands) In 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media was tremendously beneficial for the marketing strategy of businesses of all shapes and sizes in 2013 but, for some brands, last year will be memorable for all the wrong reasons.

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The Dangers Of Using Twitter Under The Influence [INFOGRAPHIC]

Friends don’t let friends drink and tweet.

No one wants to see misspelling-riddled, excessively punctuated messages in their feed, let alone inappropriate content on a brand’s Twitter account.

The clever team over at Addvocate have assembled an infographic to help you gauge the safety in engaging in social media depending on your level of intoxication.

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Three Common Twitter Goofs, And How To Recover From Them

Everyone does it.

You misspell a word and press “Send” too quickly; you’re a social media manager for a brand and you tweet something personal to the company’s thousands of followers; you send a tweet that was meant to be a DM.

It happens, and it’s not the end of the world. But it’s always smart to keep apprised of the potential Twitter traps to avoid, and prepare a game plan for when you do mess up.

Here are three common Twitter goofs. Before you panic, we’ll also help you out with a few damage control tactics.

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