footprint say about you? Not everyone who asks themselves that question
is happy with the answer. However, there are some simple things you can
do to ensure your digital footprint represents you effectively and works
for (not against) you.
a digital footprint may be just as big a risk as having a poorly
managed footprint. Many interview panelists will Google the people they
short-list for jobs. The absence of a digital footprint may raise
questions, if the applicant is claiming to be a researcher with an
international profile. Are they not capable of creating an up-to-date,
easily findable profile? Or are they trying to avoid having a digital
footprint, and if so why?
their time and their reputation. Social media can suck up time and
distract, and we’ve all heard of high profile people who have lost their
jobs over an ill-judged social media post. However, there are ways of
managing your digital footprint that do not risk either your time or
of your digital footprint. Your online presence shouldn’t just be a
chore that you feel duty bound to continually update – it should give
back to you in tangible ways.
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