When it comes to finding a great job, your online reputation matters more than you might think.

In this digital age that has seen the rise of social media, employers can snoop on what you’ve been up to online, and if they see questionable pictures or comments that don’t fit in with their corporate culture, you may be out of the running for a job that you might otherwise have gotten.

Consider these startling statistics:

  • 75% of recruiters will conduct online research on applicants
  • 70% have turned down applicants based on what online research turned up

What follows are some tips that’ll help you to make the most of all of those opportunities out there.

Infographic courtesy of Vera Reed.

Job Hunting In the Digital Age: Reputation, Resumes & Video Interviews (INFOGRAPHIC)