Can Facebook Get You Fired? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Friday, 21. October 2011


There has been a lot of chatter about how employers are using social networking sites, like Facebook, to screen potential applicants, but some bosses are even using these sites to ‘spy’ on their employees.

Like this poor lass:

But who was in the wrong here, the employee for venting her work frustrations on Facebook, or her boss for taking such offence to it that he fired her on the spot? I guess we could say that she should have been smart enough to not even add her boss on Facebook in the first place.

As we mentioned in a previous post, your professionally written resume will only get you so far, it’s up to you to make sure you clean-up your internet reputation before you begin applying for jobs.

ComeRecommended has put together this amazing infographic and 5 ways to make sure you never get hired:

One Response to “Can Facebook Get You Fired? [INFOGRAPHIC]”



  1. Astro Gremlin Says:

    Otherwise innocent material on social websites, taken out of context and into the serious world of work, can look inappropriate. I don’t usually embed URLs into comments but thought you might enjoy this
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