It’s very easy to be excited about the power and ease with which A�social media gives you the power to express your views or opinions so quickly and easily. However like lots of things in life there is a danger !What goes up there is public unless you make it private, but even in private
It is becoming more and more apparent that everyone needs to be far more aware of their online footprint. If you were to Google your name right now, what would you find? For many of us, it would be normal to find listings for our personal Web site, blog or social profiles. However, for the
http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/beware/why-your-digital-footprint-could-ruin-your-career-31089000.html How your digital footprint could ruin your career Tread carefully on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. You might do yourself out of a new job A� Last month, a middle management employee working in marketing went to see a recruitment consultant. He was keen to move up the ladder, feeling that opportunities for promotion
Irish Independent article 24/03/15 Excellent summary of the difficult situation facing job seekers today: how their behaviour and communications on social media will be identified by prospective employers, who now more and more routinely undertake social media monitoring on prospective employees. The depth and breadth of the searches undertaken will be dependent on the seniority
Google Counter Claim -A�Personal Web Search The EU recently announced what has quickly become known as the ‘Right-to-be-Forgotten’ Privacy ruling against Google. They must comply with an individuals request to remove ‘inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant personal data’.
Robert, 24 Graduate, was seeking to apply for a UK Public Sector position within the Home Office. He was advised that the position required an Enhanced Security Vetting which he realised would include a section on his ‘online footprint’. After 4 years in Tertiary Education it is fair to say that he was a regular
Martha, a married businesswoman from Cork, discovered that her personal Facebook account was posting explicit messages to friends and colleagues. The account, set up in a version of her name, was using her Facebook picture and some of her personal details, but was not her account. She immediately sent a request to Facebook to take