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Google. Friend or Foe?

- January 22, 2013 2 MIN READ

I recently “Googled” my name (It was a slow day in the office!) and found an assortment of results come up that I didn’t even realise were out there and visible to the public. Social media sites, registries I created, and websites that I’ve registered on and long forgotten about. When it comes to job searching, employers are now able to see more about our personal lives than ever before through the internet. This can either help or hurt us when it comes to applying for jobs

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What is Your Reputation Worth?

- October 16, 2012 2 MIN READ

Do you know what three words sum up your reputation? And what your personal and professional reputation is worth in the real world? Rachel Botsman is a ‘sharing innovator’ who studies collaborative consumption (online sharing of everything from apartments to cars and skills) and believes our reputations will become more important than our credit history in the new economy.