Meridian News
Pause Before You Post: Social Media Best Practices for Professionals
January 28, 2020

Social media gives us a highly public outlet to air our opinions, which has blurred the lines between people’s personal and public lives. But how do your off-duty posts affect your identity at work and with your clients?

On February 11, as part of the Lunchtime Learning series co-sponsored by the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and Meridian Technology Center, Cara Adney will present, “Pause Before You Post: Social Media Best Practices for Professionals.”

In this session, Adney will offer strategies to avoid controversy, monitor your connections, avoid oversharing and do damage control when something goes awry. Plan to attend and ensure your online presence is an asset, not a liability.

Adney believes that every person has a story. As the Marketing and Media Relations Coordinator at Meridian Technology Center, storytelling is one of her primary responsibilities. From student success stories in the local paper to snapshots on social media, she is responsible for sharing the Meridian story, one word or picture at a time.

Lunchtime Learning sessions are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Meridian’s campus. Registration is $15 per session and includes lunch. For more information or to register for the upcoming Lunchtime Learning series visit or contact Marcy Luter at, (405) 377-3333 ext. 297 or toll-free at (888) 607-2509.

Meridian Technology Center has been a driver of economic development since 1975. With a mission to educate, enrich lives and secure economic futures, Meridian offers full-time career training programs, short courses, Business and Industry services and entrepreneurial support to residents from the Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry and Stillwater school districts. Meridian is one of 29 schools within Oklahoma’s CareerTech system.

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