Reputation Watch

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
A recent survey conducted by the EMC Privacy Index revealed some startling information about how willing people are to sacrifice their privacy in order for an easier online experience. The biggest takeaways, with results based on 15,000 respondents...
Monday, June 2, 2014
On May 27, the Federal Trade Commission published a report that highlights the amount of personal information harvested by data brokers. The FTC looked at nine of the top names in the big data business -- Acxiom, CoreLogic, Datalogix, eBureau, ID...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
A recent survey conducted by the EMC Privacy Index revealed some startling information about how willing people are to sacrifice their privacy in order for an easier online experience. The biggest takeaways, with results based on 15,000 respondents...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
A recent survey conducted by the EMC Privacy Index revealed some startling information about how willing people are to sacrifice their privacy in order for an easier online experience. The biggest takeaways, with results based on 15,000 respondents...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
A recent survey conducted by the EMC Privacy Index revealed some startling information about how willing people are to sacrifice their privacy in order for an easier online experience. The biggest takeaways, with results based on 15,000 respondents...

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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)