It is now no longer optional…you must have an online presence! Your career stability and your job search demand you start managing your personal reputation today. If you are overwhelmed and not sure how to get started, read on! You will find all the information you need to build a strategic and meaningful online presence that represents you appropriately and attracts employers and recruiters!
Here are 15 Ways to Own Your Digital Terrain
How to Get Started Using Social Media for Your Job Search walks you through a prioritized list of actions to take.
Don’t miss this 4-part series on personal reputation management:
A Picture Paints a Thousand Words
If less words and more pictures are your thing, use visual content (infographics, photos, video and other tools to highlight your experience):
You MUST Maximize LinkedIn
Here’s some help to build out your profile and turn it into a portfolio to lure more views and interest.
Is Your LinkedIn Profile Awesome? (A 20-point check list to improve your profile)
Other Tools You Should Know About
Demonstrate Your Social Prowess (This includes social profile pages, personal infographics and content aggregators)
Are You Concerned About Your Privacy Online?
Who Are You Hiding From and Why? helps explain some of the issues on this subject and what you can do.