20 Dec 2016 18:19 IST

Sharing on social media

Share responsibly on your networking platforms. It could make or break your career

In today's world, it is extremely rare to see a person who is not on a social networking website. While these platforms — like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn — give you immense opportunities to connect and grow, it can also be your undoing if you post something that is deemed undesirable, especially by your prospective employers.

Social media is a like a double-edged sword. It is a good tool to have, but if you don't use it wisely, it can be counter-productive. Being in a corporate world, you need to have a social media strategy, and make a distinction between personal and professional social media. Considering that a number of recruiters now use profiles (like LinkedIn) to vet candidates, you must present the best version of you. Watch the video to know how to manage your social media presence.