Q: What gets thousands of people fired every year and prevents people from getting jobs they want?
A: Inappropriate content online.
To make sure your web presence is helping, not hurting you, check out James DeVile’s recent article at TechRadar: Make an Online Profile to Get You Hired not Fired (how to promote your skills and hide your ills).
Here’s a great quote from the article that made us nod our heads: “The ultimate goal is to reach a stage where so much quantifiably positive information exists online that the paper CV becomes redundant.”
Right on, James. The future of hiring undeniably exists on the web. Check out the 5-part article for tips to effectively use social networks to control your personal brand online.