Saturday, January 28, 2012

How not to destroy your professional reputation on Facebook

Today our lives tell a story — a story that’s often played out IRL (In Real Life) and on the wall — our Facebook wall.

Because our Facebook friends are often a combination of personal and professional, our Facebook posts toe a tricky line. The story we tell is critical to our brand. Take a stroll through your wall posts and pictures (your last 10 should be sufficient) and read the story you’ve been telling. Do your pictures tell a story of intellect or reveal that you’re a serial party girl?

To make sure your professional brand stays intact, and your wall doesn’t come crumbling down, here are The Gracious Girl’s three Facebook Ps: Pictures, Posts and Privacy.