They keep their social media accounts "clean."
This may seem obvious, but it's apparently not clear to everyone. While your social media accounts should reflect your personality, certain types of posts can harm your professional image. Eighty-three percent of recruiters say references to any illegal drugs are a huge turn-off, while 70 percent claim sexual content is also a no-no. Profanity, discriminatory comments, and bad-mouthing former colleagues or employers are also high on the list of social media sins that can cost you a job.