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Positive Online Presence
Positive Online Presence:      Outline How easy is it to find me on the web? How can I increase hits on my name? How do...
Positive Online Presence:Allie Osmar        (Click to view)
Positive Online PresenceDid you know?• 83% of employers look  up job applicants online  before deciding on  whether or not...
Positive Online PresenceDid you know?• Almost half of those  employers decided  against certain  candidates based purely  ...
Positive Online Presence:     StrategiesWhat can you do? Ensure a professional email address       suga_lipz@hotmail.com...
Positive Online Presence:        StrategiesWhat can you do? Search your name frequently and delete  unwanted content  •  ...
Positive Online Presence:      StrategiesWhat can you do? Remove or restrict access  to any pictures, messages  or videos...
Positive Online Presence:      Strategies How easy is it to find me on  the web? How can I increase hits on my  name? A...
Positive Online Presence:      StrategiesWhat can you do? Update Facebook profile (and  privacy settings) LinkedIn Twit...
Positive Online Presence:      Strategies Consider developing a e-  portfolio – include your  resume and showcase any  im...
Positive Online Presence:      Strategies Create a thoughtful, well-written  blog (or microblog) about your  goals or int...
Create a Google Alert   Google has released tools to    protect users online reputation.   Erasing personal identity    ...
What’s your digital tattoo?
Resources   Osmar, Allie. “Home” The Creative Career. n.p., 2007-2009. Web. 30 July 2012.   Broadcast Interview Source.,...
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Positive online presence

  1. 1. Positive Online Presence
  2. 2. Positive Online Presence: Outline How easy is it to find me on the web? How can I increase hits on my name? How do employers use the web to find out about applicants? Can my digital tattoo affect my chances of getting a job? If someone Googles my name, what will they find? How can I market myself on the web?
  3. 3. Positive Online Presence:Allie Osmar (Click to view)
  4. 4. Positive Online PresenceDid you know?• 83% of employers look up job applicants online before deciding on whether or not to hire them Execunet, 2007
  5. 5. Positive Online PresenceDid you know?• Almost half of those employers decided against certain candidates based purely upon their online reputation Execunet, 2007
  6. 6. Positive Online Presence: StrategiesWhat can you do? Ensure a professional email address  suga_lipz@hotmail.com  bigtime_slacker@gmail.com  juliemitchell@yahoo.ca
  7. 7. Positive Online Presence: StrategiesWhat can you do? Search your name frequently and delete unwanted content • Google (and Google images) • Pipl.com • Spezify • Personas
  8. 8. Positive Online Presence: StrategiesWhat can you do? Remove or restrict access to any pictures, messages or videos that may leave an unfavorable impression of you Image courtesy of buba69 (Flickr)
  9. 9. Positive Online Presence: Strategies How easy is it to find me on the web? How can I increase hits on my name? Are my various blogs, websites and networking accounts linked to each other?
  10. 10. Positive Online Presence: StrategiesWhat can you do? Update Facebook profile (and privacy settings) LinkedIn Twitter Profile Splash page
  11. 11. Positive Online Presence: Strategies Consider developing a e- portfolio – include your resume and showcase any impressive projects you’ve worked on
  12. 12. Positive Online Presence: Strategies Create a thoughtful, well-written blog (or microblog) about your goals or interests. Comment on recent news in your field of interest. Post comments on others’ blogs and use your full name
  13. 13. Create a Google Alert Google has released tools to protect users online reputation. Erasing personal identity information from the web How to contact a sites Webmaster Personal data alerts
  14. 14. What’s your digital tattoo?
  15. 15. Resources Osmar, Allie. “Home” The Creative Career. n.p., 2007-2009. Web. 30 July 2012. Broadcast Interview Source., Inc. “Human Trend Alert: Digital Dirt Hurts Candidates “ Expert Click. N,d. Web. 14 July 2012. The perp. (c) buba69 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/buba69/2434183957/in/photostream/). CC BY 2.0 The Golden Rule (c) Burkazoid (http://www.flickr.com/photos/djburkey/4360903186/in/photostream/). CC BY-NC 2.0 tr

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