41.2default0.02700http://www.grovo.com/asset/gplayer/skins/default/watermark.pngHelvetica, Arial, Sans SerifYour online reputation matters; how you conduct yourself online has become just as important as how you conduct yourself in person.
44% of Internet users have searched online for information about the people they are considering hiring or working with.
Just one inappropriate picture or negative review could derail your chances of getting or keeping a job, or attracting new customers.
17% of companies report having problems with their employees’ use of social media, and 8% of those companies resulted to firing the offending employee.
Companies also report widespread violations of blog posting and instant messaging policies.
As much as you take care to put your best foot forward in your daily face-to-face interactions, you should do the same to ensure that when people “encounter” you online, they are seeing an accurate and professional representation of you.
The first step to managing your online reputation is being aware of what information about you is out there.
Once you have an accurate picture of your online presence, you can take steps to improve and maintain it.
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