Reputation Watch

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
As a smart business owner, there’s no doubt you’re paying attention to your own brand, online and otherwise. But how closely are you monitoring your competition? If you’re like most entrepreneurs, it’s a time stretch. But don’t skimp when it comes...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
As a smart business owner, there’s no doubt you’re paying attention to your own brand, online and otherwise. But how closely are you monitoring your competition? If you’re like most entrepreneurs, it’s a time stretch. But don’t skimp when it comes...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
As part of its Reputation Economy Expert Series, Reputation.com interviews Joel Gurin, author of Open Data Now, a compelling look at how organizations and governments are exploring and leveraging public data in novel ways. Q: It seems like all we...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
As a smart business owner, there’s no doubt you’re paying attention to your own brand, online and otherwise. But how closely are you monitoring your competition? If you’re like most entrepreneurs, it’s a time stretch. But don’t skimp when it comes...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
As part of its Reputation Economy Expert Series, Reputation.com interviews Joel Gurin, author of Open Data Now, a compelling look at how organizations and governments are exploring and leveraging public data in novel ways. Q: It seems like all we...

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Did You Know?

Types of online reputation information that influenced decisions to reject a candidate include:

  • concerns about the candidate's lifestyle (58%),
  • inappropriate comments and text written by the candidate (56%), unsuitable photos, videos, and information (55%),
  • inappropriate comments or text written by friends or relatives (43%),
  • comments criticizing previous employers, co-workers, or clients (40%),
  • inappropriate comments or text written by colleagues or work acquaintances (40%),
  • membership in certain groups and networks (35%),
  • discovered that information the candidate shared was false (30%),
  • poor communication skills displayed online (27%)
  • concern about the candidate's financial background (16%).

(Microsoft, 2010)

 

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