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Job Focused Websites

It’s been a while since we’ve posted information about applying for jobs. Since you’re probably reading this post on a computer, we’ll give you a small sampling of some great job focused websites that will make your next move so much smoother.

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Understanding Your Digital Footprint

Where are you on the internet? Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn? It’s important to know that most employer prospects are checking you out online before you’re even called for an interview. Your digital footprint has become your first impression. With this in mind, keep your online persona presentable by claiming your space(s), being wary of the content you post, and keeping your profiles updated and relevant.

Still don’t believe us? A study (a little old, but still applicable) of hiring professionals shows us how likely your digital footprint affects your hireability:

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Have you experienced a reaction (positive or negative) from hiring professionals or current employers based on your social media profiles?