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You've Been Googled

It’s a company name, but it’s also a verb. To ‘Google’ is to search, to enquire, and to find out.

We all ‘Google’—famous people, companies, recipes, how to videos—but we also Google people we know and meet. Mostly, we do this to assess the character and expertise of an individual, or to simply understand them a little better and gain insight into their personality and interests.

It’s for these reasons and more that recruiters and hiring  managers are also likely to Google you. This is your guide to understanding how recruiters and employers assess your online information, and to ensure you interview well out there in Google territory. 

"56% of employers said that they were ‘likely to check the social media presence of potential employees'."