- With recruiters taking to Twitter for potential employees, brevity is the new black. Here’s Your Guide To Applying For a Job In 150 Characters or Less.
- What happens on the internet certainly doesn’t stay on the internet so here are 4 Tips To Protect Your Online Privacy and Digital Footprint, courtesy of one of our very own bloggers!
Queue the Pink Panther theme song… “Da Na da Na da na da na da na…” Inspector Jacques Clouseau’s next case: Tracking your every online move.
Unfortunately for us, we don’t have the bumbling Inspector Clouseau on our case. Instead, our every move is being tracked by a nearly flawless, always relentless, and extremely capable new inspector in town: online tracking. The increasing tracking capabilities of today’s Internet combined with the driving demands of advertisers to learn every possible detail of every internet user have pushed Internet privacy limits to the edge.
Doesn’t it feel sometimes like Clint Eastwood is staring you down with his piercing eyes, asking, “So, kid, what’ll it be? Get off your ass and get a job!” Stressful, right?
Lucky for you Clint is not standing in your living room, grilling you on your future. It’s most likely your parents or friends who are playing that role.
So how do you get the Clint Eastwoods of the world off your back and land that career-launching first job?
Cleaning up and ramping up your social media presence may be just the trick.
5 STEPS TO A HEALTHY “DIGITAL FOOTPRINT”
What would happen if a hiring manager gets your resume and says, “I think I’m going to Google [YOUR name], and see what comes up”?
Are you confident that the results would please or even impress that hiring manager?
Or would you be instantly rejected? Seventy percent of hiring managers have rejected job candidates based on what they found on social media