How to Separate Yourself from Professionals in Social Networks
Social Networks Professional / personal gaps for social networking are a big problem for many people. These are the questions we have asked in every event, presentation, or workshop on social media that we have delivered, during a private networking session, and are heard as participants at other media-related social events.
Personal privacy issues play a role. The legal responsibility and reputation of the company also play a role. And the media highlights the incidents of people who don’t use common sense or don’t know how to properly control their privacy settings.
You may have heard about the part-time employees of the Philadelphia Eagles who complained on Facebook about trade that the Eagles did not, and as a result were fired. Doh! Or someone who lost a job offer from Cisco because of tweeting about the choice of receiving a good salary but hating work and travel.
Things like this happen all the time, and occur long before social media appears. Stupid e-mails accidentally send messages to the entire company, inappropriate statements at meetings, bad behavior on the office list continues.
Personal privacy issues play a role
So, instead of limiting …