[POLL] Have You Ever Googled Your Name?

This poll was inspired by a recent talk I gave. Why this is important In 4 Things to Know and Do Before Employers Google Your Name, I mentioned a 2008 survey that reported how 20% of American employers researched candidates' backgrounds on social networks. In April 2011, career expert Joshua Waldman - who sponsored the just-ended 5th Annual JobMob Guest Blogging Contest - quoted a more recent survey claiming that 81% of American employers google candidates. And in a recent talk I gave at the Jerusalem Business Networking Forum...


How to Master the 3 Moments of Truth for Job Seekers

15 marketing tips for best selling your skills on the job search. This is a guest post by Chris Perry. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. What is The Zero Moment of Truth? Google recently launched Winning the Zero Moment of Truth, a powerful new eBook by Jim Lecinski, Google's Managing Director of US Sales & Service. * The Zero Moment of Truth, or ZMOT for short, is the online decision-making point where today’s consumer determines whether to proceed in purchasing a product or service.


Why You Should Google Your Name Right Now

Have you googled your name recently? You might be in for a nasty surprise. Whenever Google - or any search engine - is finding some unpleasant information about you, there are 2 options: 1. Remove it at the source 2. Bury it with newer, positive information


200+ Resources and Tips To Help Manage Your Reputation Online

Everything you need to manage your reputation online and get to any nasty Web surprises before they get to you. Did you expect to find less than 200 resources and tips? This list is being updated all the time as I discover more links for you. Bookmark it now or subscribe to JobMob via RSS or email for future updates. Discover & track what's being said about you What should you be tracking? Most people will only want to track their full name (in the format "firstname lastname"), but there are other things you might want to watch as well: * Web pages where you posted your resume, portfolio or other online work * Any products that you take credit for in a resume or portfolio * Companies that you're researching in a job hunt * People you might soon work with or for * Major players in your industry * The job market in your industry


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