Future employers may be looking at them and making assessments of employability based on the content. You are what you blog.
That’s what Michael D. Mann (a litigation associate in the New York office of a major law firm that wishes to remain anonymous) says in a piece on Law.com today: Some Job Hunters Are What They Post.
We know (thanks to the Washington Post) that negative comments about a student – discoverable through a Google search – can affect recruitment.
Be sure to extend your searches on yourself beyond Google and Technorati to incude MySpace, Facebook and Friendster.
And if you’re really maligned, there’s always ReputationDefender to call upon.