By Amanda Clark
Gone are the days when searching for a new job meant hand-delivering your resume and waiting for phone calls from employers who were interested. Today’s job hunts are much more complex, thanks to the World Wide Web. From online applications to email, the Internet has provided new methods of communication between companies and interested candidates.
But this is not the only way in which the World Wide Web has vastly changed the job seeking process. You see, hiring managers and recruiters often use the information from the Internet to inform their decisions regarding who to interview and hire. This means that anything that shows up under a Google search for your name may be perused by the professionals that you want to impress.
If this sounds a bit scary, it can be—but only if your online presence is in shambles. With the following five tips, you can polish up your Internet image and increase the odds of landing interviews.