Swearing on social media really could cost you your job

Swearing on social media really could cost you your job

Next time you swear on Twitter, or post that drunken photo, just remember that future employers are watching – and it could cost you a job.

One in five employers says they have rejected a candidate after looking at what they’ve been getting up to online.

Although most people are aware of the pitfalls of social media, the number of organizations rejecting applicants suggests there are people who still fail to think before they post.

What are employers looking out for?

Aggressive or offensive language is the most off-putting social media activity. Three-quarters of employers said this could prevent someone getting a job.

Read more: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/04/swearing-social-media-jobs-employers?utm_content=bufferf9677&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer