The idea behind the Google Yourself Challenge is this: friends, relatives, recruiters, hiring managers, and even complete strangers may be searching for information about you on the web.
Google yourself first and control what people can learn about you online.
Here are some fascinating statistics regarding who is looking for your data:
- 81 percent of millennials Google or Facebook their date before going out
- 79 percent of recuiters and hiring managers screen applicants by information available online
- 86 percent of hiring managers have rejected someone based on information available online
- 7 in 10 internet users search online for information about others
More in the infographic below: