The Image of Success: Make a Great Impression and Land the Job You Want

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Virtually Yours

Netiquette

No matter how well you know the rules of netiquette, you will eventually offend some-
one who doesn’t.—Don Rittner (American historian, archaeologist, and author)

TECHNOLOGY IS progressive, informative, and often addictive. Today, you can do everything with the touch of a button—from shopping to dating— while simultaneously pursuing a job search (talk about multitasking). Since technology has become such an attainable amenity, abusing technological privileges is among the most common causes of being dismissed as a viable candidate. You must not be deceived into thinking that your professional “e-image” is not under close scrutiny at all times.

The fact is that the netiquette you use to connect with a potential employer during an interview process and the discretion you show in handling the “e-gadgets” that facilitate such communication will influence how far along you get in the process—that is, if you even enter the process. For instance, if you drink, eat, and sleep with a wireless Jawbone in your ear, you are apt to step out of an elevator and into the reception area of an

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