Social MEdiA Use

Hudson Link Social Media

Fast Facts about Social Media Use

  • Current and prospective employers look at your social media pages to learn more about you and your life

  • Be mindful of what you post in social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

  • To make sure your private life is not for public eyes learn the settings that allow you to decide who can see and comment on your posts to social media

  • You can create two separate social media accounts – one private for your family and friends and one public or just for your co-workers and your supervisors to see.

  • There are some social media sites that are more professional – such as LinkedIn or Indeed for work related purposes or advocacy.

Dos and don'ts of Social Media Use

    • Do learn how to use privacy settings on social media sites to limit viewing and commenting to your friends and family.

    • Do consider creating separate social media accounts which are work related.

    • Do consider participating on specific professionally oriented social media sites for work related purposes.

    • Don’t post text or pictures about your personal life to public social media sites.

Additional resources

Explore the resources below to learn how to use social media in the safest, most responsible way.