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Blogging your way out of a job: The Queen of Sky gets grounded


Blogging your way out of a job: The Queen of Sky gets grounded

Blogging can be great for business. But do it wrong and you could cost yourself your job, potentially limiting your future income-generation possibilities to niche-market publishing.

So, remember, it's probably best to check out your company's Internet usage and publicity policies before you start posting your 'alluring' photos online. Even - or perhaps especially - if you're wearing your uniform.

Self-styled Queen of Sky, Ellen Simonetti, found this out to her cost when Delta Airlines sacked for her the 'inappropriate images' in 2004.

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