Top five tips for online job seekers

Panos Manolopoulos, managing partner at executive-search firm Stanton Chase in the Middle East, gives Benchmark Middle East his five tips for how to best present yourself online when looking for a job.

Panos Manolopoulos

 Take care of your public profile

“Right now, fortunately or unfortunately, we are all public figures. When we are hiring anybody, if you were to Google a name, you might not see only the professional profile of a candidate. But you might have access to a Facebook page, postings on blogs, which may not contribute to a positive public image. So if someone wants to be well perceived in the market, they have to take care of their overall public space.”

 Less is more when posting online

“People tend to bombard their public profiles, even on LinkedIn, with hundreds of different things. It can be hard to understand what these people are doing. So it’s better…

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