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Ten Ways to Boost Your Social Media Profile

 By Dennis McCafferty  |  Baseline
There are many real-life scenarios in which social media torpedoes a career. It’s quite possible to get fired, for example, after posting inflammatory remarks in the heat of an argument—even if the discussion had nothing to do with work. Or that old frat-party photo of you could land on the computer screen of the executive who just interviewed you for a job. So, instead of elevating your vocational risk factor on social media, take full advantage of these tools to advance yourself professionally. To this end, John Challenger, CEO of global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, has come up with the following 10 ways to enhance your social media profile. READ MORE

 

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