The resume you’re unaware of: MySpace, Blogs, Onlie videos

Net reputations built up through online activities–such as blogging, posting videos to YouTube, or using social networks such as Facebook and MySpace.com–can have a significant effect when applying for a job, according to a report from business social network Viadeo. According to the research, released Wednesday, one in five employers finds information about candidates on the Internet, and 59 percent of those said it influences recruitment decisions.

Read this item from C|Net. Previously from WNM: For Some, Online Persona Undermines a Résumé

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