Don’t Let Your Online Reputation Make You Lose That Job
Which of these best describes your attitude about reputation?
“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it”
“I wrote the story myself. It’s about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.”
A recent survey claims that 1 in 5 employers in the USA check up on candidates via social networks. Should you be worried about your reputation online?
8 findings that are scaring companies away
According to this article about the survey, “the top areas of concern found on social networking sites include:
1. Information about alcohol or drug use (41% of managers said this was a top concern)
2. Inappropriate photos or information posted on a candidate’s page (40%)
3. Poor communication skills (29%)
4. Bad-mouthing of former employers or fellow employees (28%)
5. Inaccurate qualifications (27%)
6. Unprofessional screen names (22%) (a classic resume mistake)
7. Notes showing links to criminal behavior (21%)
8. Confidential information about past employers (19%)”
You can find 4 tips on what should you do before someone Google’s your name at Jobmob.
Scrubbing Your Online Reputation
Get on the Map can help you protect the reputation of your business and your family with online monitoring tools. Call 916-265-2521 for more information.