You are what Google says you are: CV time

The new academic year starts here. Perhaps you are just starting and will be meeting lots of new people, perhaps you are getting used to the idea that working life is just nine months away…

Either way it is quite likely that other people might want to find out a bit more about you – perhaps even to give you a job. And the chances are they will go online, and possibly Google your name.

The first thing a PR hiring manager does with a resumé

If a potential employer Googled you, would they be impressed?

It is well worth spending time polishing your online reputation. Although you probably won’t be able to match Neville Hobson’s LinkedIn page, you might learn some lessons from his post Make your LinkedIn story a compelling one.

For some down to earth, easy to read advice, you could do worse than read Personal Reputation Management, by Louis Halpern and Roy Murphy. Download the first chapter: Personal-Reputation-Management-Chapter-1

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