Cynthia Hetherington: The Pitfalls of Social Media
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Whitworth Speakers & Artists presents: Cynthia Hetherington on "Professional Futures and the Pitfalls of Social Media: Maintaining Your Image"
Students aspiring to join a white collar world need to understand the strengths and points of advantage within social media. Also they need to understand the perils and reputational issues with overuse and abuse of social networks. This lecture will highlight some mistakes made by past users, and what employers are specifically looking for in your social media profiles.
• Manage your social media persona in a 24/7 world
• Avoid and deal with negative online profiles
• Protect and manage your professional reputation
• Make the most of social media and work it to your advantage