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Social media can make or break your career

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12:00 PM | 5 July 2017
by Daniel Boyle
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Social media can either help your career and networking or ruin your reputation. It’s up to you how you use it.

The rise of social media has played a momentous role in the way we interact with our friends, family, co-workers and strangers.

Your electric footprint is available for anyone to see, allowing the online world to grasp your profile and gain a perspective on your social media portfolio.

When working in a professional environment or applying for that dream job you wish to get, your online profile must be in top order to ensure no backlash. It’s not all doom and gloom. If the public can view your social media to gain an outlook on you as a person, it is extensive to make sure they view in the right way. These are a few reasons for how social can make your career or break your career.

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