In the current job market, many job seekers lament that submitting a resume is like banging their head against a wall. It doesn’t feel good, it’s extremely frustrating and a waste of time.
You want that resume to get you a job interview, but more often than not, it doesn’t. And I think this could be why:
80% of employers Google job seekers before inviting them into an interview!*
It’s no secret that most job seekers don’t fully understand how involved a job search really is. It’s far more in-depth than simply looking for a job, sending in an application and resume and waiting for an interview callback.
For instance, did you know that, according to an ExecuNet survey, 77 percent of recruiters use search engines to learn about candidates? This means, it’s up to you to ensure recruiters and employers who look up your name in search engines are happy with what they see.