As many as 10 million Americans now have blogs, estimates the Pew Internet & American Life Project. How do blogs and work life mix (or do they?) While a few companies have drafted “blogging policies,” what effect could such guidelines have on attracting new talent? Will companies check out potential hires’ blogging activities?
Questions to ponder as blogging continues to take off and considering that currently, a fifth of companies perform general Internet searches on job candidates, according to one survey.
Read more in “Blogs Can Help Boost a Career or Sink It,” reprinted in the San Jose Mercury News.