10 Facebook and Twitter Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Job
Tell the World That You’re Bored
One entry-level employee complained about her boredom on Facebook, and was promptly dismissed with a letter firing her because
"you are not happy and do not enjoy your work." Although saying you’re bored might be an obvious flub, far too many employees
still post remarks like, “This work week is dragging.” That could still be considered a dig at your employer.
A better career move: While Danielson concedes that being bored isn't usually enough to get you fired, she says, “I’m not going to promote someone who says they’re bored," Danielson says. "She can get that fixed and obviously isn't interested in doing so.” If you find yourself in this position, volunteer for more challenging projects or have a talk with your supervisor.
As for overenthusiastic TGIF posts, Habani would instead say something like, “Looking forward to enjoying family time this weekend!" That way, you aren’t offending your employer, but you're still expressing your enjoyment that the work week is over.
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