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9 Ways to Ruin Your Ad Agency Interview

Kayla Baxter | Excelle

Failure to Remove Unprofessional Photos/Content on Social Networking Pages, Blogs, etc. – 19%


There’s a wonderful invention called “untagging.”

Enough said. Don’t give a potential employer a reason to doubt your credibility. Sites like Myspace and Facebook are just too big to keep your crazy St. Patrick’s Day antics a secret.

The Cure

Untag, delete, and ask your friends to do the same. If you doubt that this really has any impact, you should read Social Networking and Your Job: Lessons from the “Cisco Fatty”: the story of a poor soul who actually got hired, then got fired immediately for something he said on the Internet.

Next, Thanksgiving.