Vera Marie Reed
October 6, 2016
If you want to be added to a company’s roster of employees, then you need to show that you'd be a good fit.
The information presented in this infographic report shows that employers in this digital age are definitely watching what prospective job candidates are doing online -- and what they find can make or break your chances of being hired.
As you can well imagine, human resources departments want to make the right choices when it comes to selecting applicants to fill specific positions. Why? An Entrepreneur.com article cites a survey showing that 41% of HR people and hiring managers who've hired the wrong person state that they suffered thousands of dollars in financial losses stemming from the error. So don’t allow your online behavior to disqualify you from jobs that you otherwise would have been perfect for.
Looking for work in the digital age is hard work, and it’ll take the same sort of dedication as it would take to earn a university degree or to earn an MBA after doing the GMAT. So read on for some tips on how you can become the sort of candidate that companies want on their rosters.
As was mentioned earlier, everything you do online leaves a digital path that employers can follow, and if they find things that suggest you might have questionable judgement -- inappropriate pics, insensitive blog posts, or rude forum comments -- they might turn you down as a job candidate.
Consider the following findings in the aforementioned report: