CNN.com wrote a great article today about the power of branding yourself online. It has been proven through various studies that the majority of employers “google” prospective employees before deciding whether or not to hire them. Having a strong presence online can give you the edge when it comes to get a job or jumping back into the work force.
Companies like Intuit and free blogging sites like WordPress and Blogger make it easy to create a blog or website with samples of past work you’ve done, your resume, or writing samples to showcase your talent. In addition, having profiles on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn can make it easy for employers to find and learn more about you.
To read the full CNN article, please visit Me 2.0: Branding Yourself Online.