If you've been extra cautious about your online presence to the extent of not having any, you may actually be hurting your chances of landing a job. Employers are increasingly resorting to social media to check out a candidate's profile and see if they are a fit for their organization.
Graduates everywhere are embarking on the job search of all job searches, figuring out where their postsecondary education can take them and learning how to get there. But as any college student knows, in the middle of all the studying done over the last four years, there were a lot of debaucherous nights that may have been documented online. Unfortunately for these individuals, potential employers will search for applicants' names in search engines, and some of those embarrassing photos from those nights you can't remember are going to come back and haunt you. TrustedID has provided a few tips for how to take control of your online reputation before you begin your job search.
Is it possible to be too big for your britches? Companies spend millions of dollars on marketing to consumers, but what is the online reputation for some of world's Fortune 500 companies? This Trackur infographic sheds some light on the situation.