OpalStaff’s, Trevor Simm, is quoted in this article from U.S. News & World Report, “What Not to Tweet in a Job Search.”
Avoid red-flag issues. While you may be accustomed to sharing what’s on your mind on social media, certain types of conversations can signal red flags to employers and recruiters. “Tweeting about attending a fun event or a good restaurant, for example, is fine,” says Trevor Simm, president of OpalStaff, an IT staffing company. “However, tweets about medical issues, relationship woes, money problems and things of this nature are red flags for potential employers, so keep your Twitter feed clear of them.