When Potential Employers Search You Online

Considerations for managing your personal social media.

17, Oct, 2016

In our article Defining Ourselves in a Social Media World, we discussed the potential of using social media as part of your work day. However, how does your personal use of social media affect the way potential employers see you?

It’s more common nowadays for employers to screen job applicants online as part of their research of potential employees. While you should be aware of some potential negatives of your social media persona, it doesn’t mean you need to take yourself off these sites as there are also a few areas that can help highlight your value as an employee.

So here are a couple of relevant articles to help you look at how your digital self is presented in the eyes of HR personnel:

Read More: The 7 Social Media Mistakes Most Likely to Cost You a Job (time.com)

Read More: How Social Media Can Affect Your Career (LinkedIn.com)