You want that job.
You've gone for an interview.
You've got that job. Yay!
Well, wait just a second.
They say: "We have a few pre-employment checks to do before making this official."
The offer is conditional.
You think to yourself: "Should be straightforward. I'm the bee's knees. They want me, so I might as well hand in my resignation."
Then you're hit with a bombshell.
"Unfortunately, we cannot proceed with your application."
You forgot that dodgy comment you made on Twitter; the Facebook post that you thought was forgotten a long time ago.
It's there for all the world - and crucially potential employers - to see.
A moment of madness may lead to a long period of regret.
Today's infographic has some insights into why an increasing number of organisations are using social networks to check out would-be recruits.
Thoughts on customer service, communication and, of course, reputation management.