Bury it or Scrub it?Facebook at Graduation<br />Amanda Clay Powers<br />MSU Reference Librarian<br />Virtual Reference Pro...
Sign up for SocioClean<br />Go to: http://socioclean.com/<br />Sign up <br />Open your email to check for the link<br />Cl...
http://socioclean.com<br />
Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 2010<br />
Why Employers Disregarded Candidates After Screening Online<br />Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 201...
Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 2010<br />
Candidate used emoticons, such as a smiley face - 14 percent<br />Candidate used text language such as GR* (great) in an e...
Eighteen percent of employers reported they have found content on social networking sites that caused them to hire the can...
Profile provided a good feel for the candidate’s personality and fit - 50 percent<br />Profile supported candidate’s profe...
Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 2010<br />
It’s only going to grow…<br />Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 2010<br />
It’s not just hiring either<br />24% have disciplined an employee for activity on social networks<br />25% are actively mo...
Check Your SocioClean Report<br />
You can never completely hide it<br />Photos, posts, etc. archived on friends sites, even if you delete them<br />Anything...
Can you still be yourself?<br />What is Facebook for, anyway?<br />How does Facebook change as you get older<br />Networki...
Clean up digital dirt BEFORE you begin your job search. <br />Consider creating a professional identity on sites like Face...
Insert screenshots of the audience’s public pages that can be accessed here.<br />
Wortham, Jenna. “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants.” New York Times: Technology Bits. August 20, ...
Questions?	 Let’s talk.<br />Amanda Clay Powers<br />Virtual Reference Project Manager<br />Ag & Life Sciences Librarian<b...
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This is a presentation I give for graduating seniors to help them clean up their social networking presence before they start applying for jobs. Socioclean.com is featured in the presentation, and is currently free, but may be moving toward a pay-for model.

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  1. 1. Bury it or Scrub it?Facebook at Graduation<br />Amanda Clay Powers<br />MSU Reference Librarian<br />Virtual Reference Project Manager<br />MSU Libraries<br />March 22, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Sign up for SocioClean<br />Go to: http://socioclean.com/<br />Sign up <br />Open your email to check for the link<br />Click on the link<br />Let it connect to Facebook<br />Let it work in the background<br />Before we get started<br />
  3. 3. http://socioclean.com<br />
  4. 4. Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 2010<br />
  5. 5. Why Employers Disregarded Candidates After Screening Online<br />Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 2010<br />
  6. 6. Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 2010<br />
  7. 7. Candidate used emoticons, such as a smiley face - 14 percent<br />Candidate used text language such as GR* (great) in an email or job application -- 16 percent<br />Why Employers Disregarded Candidates After Email or Messages<br />2009 Harris Interactive Study for CareerBuilder.com<br />
  8. 8. Eighteen percent of employers reported they have found content on social networking sites that caused them to hire the candidate. <br />The top examples:<br />Why Employers Hired Candidates After Screening Online<br />2009 Harris Interactive Study for CareerBuilder.com<br />
  9. 9. Profile provided a good feel for the candidate’s personality and fit - 50 percent<br />Profile supported candidate’s professional qualifications - 39 percent<br />Candidate was creative - 38 percent<br />Candidate showed solid communication skills - 35 percent<br />Candidate was well-rounded - 33 percent<br />Other people posted good references about the candidate - 19 percent<br />Candidate received awards and accolades - 15 percent<br />Why Employers Hired Candidates After Screening Online<br />2009 Harris Interactive Study for CareerBuilder.com<br />
  10. 10. Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 2010<br />
  11. 11. It’s only going to grow…<br />Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft January 2010<br />
  12. 12. It’s not just hiring either<br />24% have disciplined an employee for activity on social networks<br />25% are actively monitoring activity<br />40% are passively monitoring activity<br />Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Compliance: What Are Companies Doing. Health Care Compliance Association and the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics. 2009.<br />
  13. 13. Check Your SocioClean Report<br />
  14. 14. You can never completely hide it<br />Photos, posts, etc. archived on friends sites, even if you delete them<br />Anything can be copied and pasted <br />Facebook changes privacy settings—you have to stay on top of it<br />Getting started can be time consuming. Is it worth it?<br />This is Mississippi. Someone will know someone who will have access to you.<br />Hiding It<br />
  15. 15. Can you still be yourself?<br />What is Facebook for, anyway?<br />How does Facebook change as you get older<br />Networking<br />Connecting to family<br />Staying in touch with friends<br />Making new friends<br />Choose your identity—don’t let it choose you<br />Clean it up<br />
  16. 16. Clean up digital dirt BEFORE you begin your job search. <br />Consider creating a professional identity on sites like Facebook or LinkedIn or Twitter.<br />Networking<br />Establish relationships with leaders, recruiters and potential referrals<br />Highlight accomplishments inside and outside of work<br />Keep complaints offline. Keep the content focused on the positive, whether that relates to professional or personal information. <br />Clean up your friends. Be selective about who you accept as friends. <br />Monitor comments made by others. <br />Use the "block comments" feature. <br />Or setting your profile to "private" so only a few can view it.<br />Don’t talk about your job search if you’re still employed.<br />Tips for Prepping Your Social Media Profile for Your Job Search<br />CareerBuilder.com Advice and Resources<br />
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  37. 37. Wortham, Jenna. “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants.” New York Times: Technology Bits. August 20, 2009.<br />Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Compliance: What Are Companies Doing. A Survey by the Health Care Compliance Association and the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics. 2009.<br />Online Reputation in a Connected World. Crosstab Market Research Report for Microsoft. January 2010.<br />Cited<br />
  38. 38. Questions? Let’s talk.<br />Amanda Clay Powers<br />Virtual Reference Project Manager<br />Ag & Life Sciences Librarian<br />Assistant Professor<br />amandaclaypowers@gmail.com<br />Gtalk: amandaclaypowers<br />For the rest, just:<br />
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