SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The reputation specialists at JW Maxx Solutions know that with how engrained the Internet is with people's everyday lives, it is more important than ever for companies to be able to manage their online reputation and show the best of themselves to the world. However, with the wide reach of social media, the importance of reputation management on the Internet also applies to individuals, and can be vital to those starting new jobs, businesses, or careers. For these individuals, JW Maxx Solutions offers the following online reputation management techniques in order to improve and fortify their online presence.
- Be Careful on Social Media: Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are important for building up a personal brand. However, many people are also posting things that they might find appropriate, but a potential client or employer will not. "Almost anyone who is hiring an employee will check to see what that person looks like online," shares reputation expert and CEO of JW Maxx Solutions, Walter Halicki. "If I were to find something that showed that person in a negative light, I probably wouldn't even call them in for an interview. Your employees represent your company – everyone involved needs to understand that."
- Avoid Conflict on the Internet: The Internet is a hotbed for people arguing and fighting over anything from politics to the newest episode of their favorite show. While there is nothing wrong with a little friendly debate, more often than not, these kinds of conflicts can get very offensive very fast, and pretty soon, those posting are not just hurting the others involved, but their own reputations as well. It is hard for people to guard what they say in these types of situations, and an impulsive response can prove to be disastrous. By letting themselves get caught up in the drama, they are damaging their image as a respectable and levelheaded professional. Additionally, it will usually only bring the original instigator back for more.
- Always Give a Professional Presentation: No matter what platform individuals are using to represent themselves, they should always keep their image professional. The way that an individual presents themselves to clients or potential employers in person is how they should represent themselves online. Always stay proactive, positive, and proficient shares the reputation experts at JW Maxx Solutions.
These simple online reputation management techniques will allow individuals to maintain a positive version of themselves on the Internet and help them as they pursue their professional goals. For more information on online reputation management, visit http://www.jwmaxxsolutions.com/.
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