Believe it or not, 35% of employers are now less likely to review candidates for the position if they can’t find them on social media. That’s right - employers actually LIKE when they can stalk you on the Internet! Which means we have to be careful about what’s out there.
So what are employers looking for? Basically just making sure you’re not a bad person. Make sure you’re not trashing previous employers, being discriminatory, or flaunting drug use online. Employers want to make sure you’re right for the job. But it’s not all bad!
There’s a huge benefit to employers being able to find you online. Hiring managers can now get a better idea about who you are as a person. Keeping up a professional online world can really help out your job game!