Googlability and Employment

Here are some new words today.

Googlability

noun. The accessibility of someone/something's online presence by googling.

Google

verb. To perform a search on Google using combination of keywords.

noun. Larry and Sergey's company.

Another interesting article via Slashdot: NY Daily -- Being Googled can jeopardize your job search. Full of stories whose not-so-private life being discovered on Google that have affected their employment opportunity.

Thus, be very careful what is written, otherwise a stupid remark will come back to haunt you many years later.

At the same time, many employers, especially in the tech sector, will not hire people who has no online presence. I now just need to build up my positive googlability.