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Do! Avoid kegstands on Facebook
"You know you aren't employable if you have Facebook pictures of yourself doing keg stands," says Rich Thompson, VP of training and development for staffing firm Adecco North America.

One job candidate he knows was nearing the end of an interview when she became Facebook friends with her potential manager. "Much to her surprise, one of her friends posted pictures from a recent party ... and tagged her in them! Needless to say, the pictures were very racy."

The job candidate quickly got a message that the company was no longer hiring.

"Everyone's life is so public now, via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, you have to be very careful. That is a very easy way to make a very stupid mistake that prohibits you from growing professionally," advises Thompson.

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Last updated August 17 2009: 6:07 AM ET
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