Keep Your Online Reputation Positive
Have you ever considered that most of the time when you’re sitting at your computer, you’re having fun? You may be playing games, chatting in a chat room, or posting on a forum never giving any thought to the seriousness of your actions. In these fun-filled times, you may inadvertently post something that appears to be a great joke, but when others read the message, they may have a different interpretation.
In addition, friends may play jokes on you by posting things are seemingly harmless. However, if a prospective employer reads the post, he or she may not understand your private jokes. If they cannot understand your private jokes, what will they think of malicious things that your enemies might post?
Everyone knows what employers expect of their employees. That’s why you are always doing your best when your employer is watching over your shoulder. You try to make every second a productive one. However, when the employer is away, you sometimes relax, and you may even engage in a little horseplay when the opportunity arises.
Fortunately, everyone at work will keep quiet about what goes on when the employer is not present.
Unfortunately, the Internet leaves evidence of horseplay that your prospective employer may see. If he or she finds that evidence, you may miss the opportunity of a lifetime. What if that evidence is already there? Can anything be done?
Another concern that you may have is your privacy. You may post many pieces of information that will eventually reveal more about your identity than you want others to know. When using your credit card, you probably check for the secure site symbols, and you may even use a single-card number for added protection. If you are really being cautious, you should choose with care every word of every post. The reputation that you ruin will be your own.
Chief Operating Officer of Reputation.com, Owen Tripp, takes reputation management very seriously and pushes keeping your reputation in a positive light. Even if you have posted immature posts that you now regret, Reputation.com can help repair the damage. They specialize in providing tips to protect your reputation, and removing negative material that harms your reputation.
In addition to protecting your reputation, they guard your privacy and are constantly seeking ways to protect and restore your reputation. In a world of constantly fluctuating security demands, keeping your sensitive information out of the wrong hands is paramount.