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 […]
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Here at #CareerGravity, we cite quite a few statistics from Jobvite and it’s time to update our stats again. They’re out with their latest social recruiting survey and the use of social media to find job candidates continues to grow. The survey was conducted online between May and June 2012; over 800 human resource and recruiting […]
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
Marketing guru David Meerman Scott recently offered some Tough love for marketing and PR job seekers. He asked, “What happens if I Google the name on your resume and the most recent company you worked for?” He answers his own question by offering, “Sadly, for many job seekers, what pops up on Google are a few […]
Career gravity is a strategy that uses free and low-cost tools to create a strong online presence, which creates a “gravitational pull” that expands your professional network and attracts new opportunities. Cogs and Linchpins In his book “Linchpin,” Seth Godin describes what he views as a completely new workplace paradigm. When we transitioned from an agrarian […]