We’ve all done it. You type your name into the search engine and hit enter, awaiting the results of just how “famous” you really are. You might think it’s vain, but Googling yourself has actually become a near-necessity in today’s working world. The complexity of the internet and easy-to-use social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have made our lives public; there’s no denying it. And now more than ever, employers are judging your online personality before they meet the real you. Sound scary? It doesn’t have to be. Here are ten ways to keep your online reputation in check.
Evers, Chelsea; Scott, Laurel; and Cronin, Julie
"10 Ways to Preserve Your Online Reputation,"
Ethos: Vol. 2011
, Article 13.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ethos/vol2011/iss1/13