It's important to manage your online reputation during the job search process so that if a potential employer was to "Google you", or look you up online, information that makes you stand out as a candidate will show up in the results, rather than information you don't want seen.
One quick way you can display yourself in a professional manner and possibly be seen by recruiters and employers is to publish your resume online through Google Docs. This will also allow you access to a web version of your resume at any time, making sharing simple. Most importantly, your resume can then be indexed by Google, so that a search of your name will get your resume in front of the right people.
To make it easier for recruiters and hiring managers to find you online, we've put together step-by-step instructions on how to how to host your resume online using Google Docs.
After your resume is hosted with Google Docs, it’s time to share it. By using a URL shortener such as Bi.tly, you can create a personalized link to your resume (such as bit.ly/your-name-here) and track clicks to that link. Read how to share and track your resume online.
These steps will save you time and a lot of hassle during your job search. Now when a potential employer looks you up online, they can find your resume showing you off in the best light. And by creating a customized link to your resume with Bit.ly, you can track when someone clicks to view your resume. Take back control of what’s posted of you online!