Last July, I wrote a post about the Best Online Résumé Ever. It was the online résumé of an online marketing manager who constructed it to look exactly like Google’s free Analytics tool. There were a number of reasons why this was a fantastic online CV, including the facts that it was relevant, demonstrative, fascinating and optimized for […]
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Following is a recent conversation between Jon DiPietro and Brent Skinner, co-founders of #CareerGravity: Brent: Hey, Jon, how’s it going? Jon: Great, how are you? Brent: I’m good. Hey, I got a question for ya. Jon: Lay it on me. Brent: Um, what? I’m confused. I have a question and thought you might know the […]
Here at #CareerGravity, we’ve shown you how to calculate your personal Google score. According to social recruiting software vendor Jobvite, nearly three quarters of employers either always or sometimes search online profiles of prospective job candidates. What will they find when they search your name? A large part of online personal branding is dominating the search results […]
Chart of the Week: Employment Impact of Recent U.S. Olympic Games For this week’s chart, #CareerGravity Co-founder Jon DiPietro explored data on employment spikes associated with the most recent Olympic games to occur in the United States: the 1992 games, which took place in Atlanta, and the 2002 games, which were in Salt Lake City. […]
Each Sunday, #CareerGravity sends our heaviest articles of the week to our newsletter subscribers. Here’s our newsletter for the week of 29-July: Most Common Resume Mistakes (Chart of the Week) Typos top the list. Doh! Your resume should have no mistakes whatsoever, let alone typos. It’s a competitive job market, more so than in the […]
When you need to find a job, the biggest limiting factor you face is time. A job search requires research, phone calls, networking, applications, emails, etc… But there are only so many hours in a day for all of those activities. And if you’re still working at the same time you’re trying to find a […]
Once you’ve completed your #CareerGravity design (by creating and selling your online personal brand), it’s time to gather together all of the materials you’ll need to build your #CareerGravity generator. In this post, you’ll have to decide whether you want to go with the free or paid route. If you’re apprehensive about your technical prowess […]
What’s a Google Score? Your Google Score is a number we’ve come up with that is one metric you can use to measure your #CareerGravity over time. It’s a scoring system based on the first ten Google results when you search your name. By itself, it isn’t terribly useful. However, watching your score over a […]
What’s a Google Score?
Your Google Score is a number we’ve come up with that is one metric you can use to measure your #CareerGravity over time. It’s a scoring system based on the first ten Google results when you search your name. By itself, it isn’t terribly useful. However, watching your score over a period of months will allow you to see how effective your efforts are proving to be.
How to Use This Cheat Sheet
The cheat sheet provides instructions on how to Google yourself and calculate your score. You should always conduct your searches from a private or incognito browsing window. The cheat sheet has specific instructions on how to do that.
So download the cheat sheet today and see how strong your gravitational pull is!Download Your Google Score Cheat Sheet