On-Line House Cleaning, Part 4, Twitter

Twitter has become increasingly popular among younger millennials and Gen-Z'ers as they leave FaceBook and its data privacy issues. People love it. We know why they do - both the good and bad of Twitter. Before writing this post, we spoke with a number of our...

On-Line House Keeping, Part 3, Instagram

It's no longer a secret. Your Instagram Account(s) are Out There. Anyone you have emailed, friended on Facebook, is friend of a Facebook friend, follows you on Facebook, follows you on Instagram - also gets notified about your private and finsta accounts ("finsta"...

On-Line House Keeping, Part 2, FaceBook

Here, a career minded users guide to FaceBook and how to clean it up ahead of applying for jobs. We expect to add to this post as time moves on. If you would like to be alerted to updates, simply join CareerNet Nation and opt in for notifications. FaceBook at...

On-Line House Keeping, Part 1

You matter. You and your social media profiles matter to someone out there. “They” are keeping an eye on you. No, this is not a tag line from a new thriller movie on Netflix (it may be actually, but not intentionally). This is the feedback we received from speaking...

Your digital self was created by you and by all the social media and public documents that name you. Here in the United States the Freedom of Information Act defines its mission this way. “The basic function of the Freedom of Information Act is to ensure informed citizens, vital to the functioning of a democratic society.” We agree this is vital. However, it defines us all by what is written by others and posted. This selection of articles offers solutions to many of the posts about you that may become hurdles as you advance your career. Knowing what is out there about you is the first step in fixing your digital self. Start with a google search of your name and address.

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