Market Yourself by Creating Your Image and Telling Your Story
As you start circulating your resume around for companies to see, keep in mind almost 40 percent of employers now search social networks when screening applicants, writes Forbes. Another 34 percent said they passed on a candidate because of content they found on the social media sites. These stats say you need to create an image, and be in control of it. Otherwise, the image people find of you online may not be the one you want.
Decide What Image You Want to Portray
The three questions to understanding the image you want, according to the Daily Muse in Forbes, include:
- How do you affect the people around you?
- Who benefits from what you do?
- What actions do you take to generate that benefit? (more…)