Episode 36: Don’t Let Social Media Cost You a Job

In this solo episode of the Paralegals on Fire! Podcast Show, Ann Pearson provides examples of paralegals showing really poor judgment on social media and how that cost them their jobs.

She highlights trends in the industry that point to law firms screening individuals’ social media accounts prior to hiring and also while on the job. It is alarming how much of your data social media companies keep! Ann gives you tips you can use to protect yourself and your job.

Your Actionable Strategy

In all of our podcast episodes, we try to give paralegals an actionable strategy that they can take away from the show because we know your time is valuable.

In this podcast episode, Ann wants you to protect your job on social media

Strategy #1: Review your firm’s social media policy

Strategy #2: Don’t film yourself at work

Strategy #3: Never post anything about your boss or a colleague, that would embarrass you if they found out.

Strategy #4: Don’t try to win an argument on the internet

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