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1 In 10 Young Job Hunters Rejected Because Of Their Social Media

1 In 10 Young Job Hunters Rejected Because Of Their Social Media

You've heard the stories of employees fired for social media posts: rants about work, remarks about supervisors, or photos in compromising situations. But many people don't realize how what's on Facebook, Twitter and other services can keep them from getting hired -- particularly those between the ages of 16 and... Read More »

Misty Roberson: Fired For A Facebook Post About Her Sick Child?

Misty Roberson: Fired For A Facebook Post About Her Sick Child?

Employees have reported being fired for all kinds of Facebook posts: objectionable photos of themselves, criticizing the mayor, joking about regulations, complaining about management and even defending their hairstyle. But Misty Roberson says that she was fired as a clerk at a Rome, Ga., pediatric clinic for a... Read More »

How Not To Get Fired For Facebook Posts: 6 Tips

How Not To Get Fired For Facebook Posts: 6 Tips

It was near the one year anniversary of her mother's death, and Amy McClenathan was having a bad day. She posted to Facebook: "I wish I could get fired some days, it would be easier to be at home than to have go to through this." The next day, reports KTVK-TV, she was fired. "It was a very small sentence," the... Read More »

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