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What Recruiters Look For When They Google You


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What they don't care about
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What they do care about
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Building your personal brand online
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What Recruiters Look For When They Google You

Charlie Keinath & Dan Geiger, Recruiters at BuzzFeed

It's not uncommon for job-seekers to put their social media on lockdown—expecting to be researched by recruiters. But it turns out, if you're applying to a company like BuzzFeed, recruiters don't care if they're going to see photos of you in a bar on your Facebook. 

In this class, Charlie and Dan explain what they are looking for when they Google candidates:

  1. Evidence that you are a real person
  2. Evidence of your prior work

2 min watch · Career

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