How often do you google yourself ? Do you know that recruiters, customers and even the general public will use Google to check you out. In a previous article, I shared HOW TO: Know What Google Knows About You. This post considers 4 ways to learn about how much others can learn about you on the internet.
In a recent stats from Backgroundcheck.org. It could be deduced that:
- 70% of internet users with a college degree have searched for their name
- 81% of millenniails look up their dates on either Google or Facebook
- 79% of recruiters and hiring managers screen candidates by reviewing online information
- 44% of adults who use the internet look up people who provide professional services