Two lectures were held this evening. Katja Novitskova gave an introduction on self representation. For more about Katja, please visit her website. George Beentjes presented some very interesting applications of injectables.
60% of the users of search engines don't look further than the first page, 90% comes to page 3. About 80% of the users that type their name on the internet, find themselves. In more than one out of three cases the page they find is indeed about themselves, but in all the other cases it's information about someone else with the same name. But how accurate is the information that is found on the internet and how easy can it be manipulated?
A lot of people Google new acquainted friends. 27 % does this with business contacts, 15% with private contacts. Most human resource managers use the internet to check people. Perhaps it's wise not to only buy nice business suits but also have a digital business suit.
Go to this website for more about self representation.