Editor: Karen Franker

Social Media and Your Professional Digital Reputation


Learn how social media is changing pre-hiring practices as well as employee monitoring.

Explore strategies and guidelines to develop and protect your digital reputation as an educator, trainer, or instructional designer, while still enjoying the benefits of popular social media tools such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+.

Building a Digital Reputation - Defensive Strategies (Part I)
Establishing Your Expertise (Part II)
Torrey Trust describes defensive and offensive strategies for controlling digital reputation, including tips on how to opt out of “people search” tools and how to “scrub” away any potentially inappropriate and unprofessional content.

Manners Matter Infographic
The staff members at KnowtheNet.org provide an infographic showing the ten “do’s” and “don’ts” of how to present yourself online.

Managing Your Personal E-Reputation
Mark O’Neill shares an infographic that summarizes the key points about managing your e-reputation, including what potential employers are looking for and what you can do about it.

Tech Tip: Set Up Personal Monitoring Alerts with Mention Web App

Elisa Gabbert provides instructions on how to use the Web tool Mention to set up notification alerts when your name is mentioned on the Web. She describes how even the free version of Mention provides more current and more comprehensive search results than Google Alerts.



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