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Beer pitcher hats make bad job search accessories

You may not be using social networking as part of your job search strategy. You really should be, and we'll talk a whole bunch about why and how coming up here. But today's key point is this:

Your potential employer is. The recruiters working with them are.

Simply put, we seeeeee you. The good, the bad and the ugly.

Thus, I will offer a series of really obvious tips. If you're serious about that search:

  1. Remove the picture of yourself wearing an empty beer pitcher hat from your Facebook profile, ESPECIALLY if you failed to update your privacy settings a month or so ago, when Facebook "simplified" things for all of us (
  2. Don't, under any circumstance, tweet about how much you love beer bongs, strip clubs, pot or instigating bar fights.
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