Social Media Manager 7 Hiring Mistakes Companies Make

first_imgBefore bringing a social media manager on board, make sure you get it right by avoiding these common mistakes.social media manager Hollis Thomases, founder of Web Ad.vantage, offers seven missteps to avoid when hiring a social media manager. Writing in Inc., Thomases warns that “just because someone can use social media for personal benefit doesn’t mean they know how to manage it for a business.” She spoke with William Ward, a social media professor at Syracuse University, to help draft her list of seven social media manager hiring mistakes. First, Thomases and Ward say, “ask what kind of professional social media training and certifications candidates have” instead of relying of their personal social media presence. Next, have them “log into their social media accounts with you” so that they can “show you what they do professionally.” Look for any “breaches in social media etiquette or inappropriate conversations” to weed out the candidates who lack professionalism. Read the full post to see what other mistakes you should avoid.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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