How to clean up your digital footprint (Video)

Having a clean digital footprint is very important if you’re job hunting. It’s a well-known fact that more than 75% of recruiters check what candidates have been up to on their social media profiles. Gone are the days of posting ANYTHING on your your social media profiles. If you don’t believe me, read my blog post listing the things that you should NOT be posting on Facebook.

Digital Footprint

Having content that reflects negatively while you are job hunting could count against you when you are applying for a job or might get brought up in the next interview that you secure at a company. To highlight the importance of this, I’ve posted this video on YouTube entitled “How to clean up your digital footprint”. I trust that you’ll find the video entertaining and educational.

So, make it a priority to clean up your social media profiles today. Ensure that you have a clean digital footprint that you can show off to potential employers before you apply for your next job or walk into your next job interview.

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If you’ve found these tips useful, feel free to share this article with your friends on Facebook and Twitter to educate them about the importance of a clean digital footprint. Remember: Sharing is Caring. You could be the reason that they find the job of their dreams.

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Henno Kruger

Digital Marketing Channel Co-ordinator / Blogger at Job Mail

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3 Responses

  1. Biswajit says:

    Thanks for this article. Before reading this article, I have no idea to face such a big problem through facebook status update. Now I clean unnecessary post and comments from my fb profile.

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