EP 306 Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter discusses the new way firms check you out.
You know it, you've read it, you've heard it many times.
The warning I'm giving you is to watch your social media presence. I had someone last week who is going on 1/3 interview. The client called me up and said, "Were going to cancel the interview."
They had done on Twitter and saw something stupid he wrote there. If for one thing, they would've let it slide.. But they saw whole bunch of stuff they gave them cause for pause.
I'm reminding you that a lot of people have gotten warned about Facebook. LinkedIn is pristine for most people. Twitter is a place where people get sloppy sometimes.
Don't say stupid stuff. It comes back and haunts people. It's like the new reference check is going to twitter or going to Facebook and see what you have written there.
This guy lost an opportunity he really wanted and I have to explain to him. I'm going to tell him to purge his twitter feed.
When all is said and done, you can't do stupid stuff because there's an audit trail for you in everything that you do these days that you create. You don't want to put yourself in that position were something you wrote comes back and haunt you.
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