What is the digital landscape ?
The digital landscape revolves around all your online activities. It includes your communication in emails, blogs, social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and any other online means of interacting with people and businesses.
What is a digital persona and why should we manage it?
Your digital persona is how you represent yourself online in the digital world. It reflects your personality and interests through your interaction with people, and activities you participate in online. You should manage your digital persona as people now form that critical first impression of you from what they find about you online.
If an individual's social media profile is set on private, can you still find information on them?
We only review information that is publicly available. In some instances, data that was made public before privacy settings were enabled may still be visible.
How can you be sure you have found information on the right person?
Our social login process ensures that the person logging in must own or know the password to those details.. We have a match criterion that must be met to ensure the highest level of accuracy.
How are individuals’ information secured?
How quickly will I receive my report after ordering?
Our turnaround time is typically 48 hours after receiving the relevant data.This ensures that every person in our quality check process has the time they need to guarantee you the correct results. If you require your report sooner, we have express service options available.
My son/daughter is finishing high school this year and I want to get a Social Check Report for them, how can I do this?
A Social Check report can help your son or daughter transition from school into the working world. Essentially, we help them clean up, create, and position their online presence so they are best placed to get that first job. Because we provide reports on individuals with their consent, your child will need to login personally with their details to receive a report. We do, however, offer a gift voucher through our website for you to purchase, to nudge them in the right direction.
Entering the workforce is a critical time for anyone, and it can be daunting trying to understand how your online social activities can impact your immediate job prospects. Our insights, recommendations and tips are powerful resources that are designed to maximise your son or daughter's career opportunities; help them to form a greater understanding of the current digital landscape; but more importantly to acknowledge the critical nature of their 'First Impression'.
I’m finishing university and applying for graduate programs. How do I manage my reference checking process, particularly my online profile?
Social Check report will reveal your digital footprint, and show you ways to improve it, enabling you to proactively manage your professional brand.
I am a professional who is looking to get back into the workforce after a sabbatical. How do I build a relevant digital persona now that everyone is networking online?
Understanding what your digital persona currently looks like online is the first step. It willl help you understand how you compare to others in your industry. Our Report recommendations will to understand what is happening online in the roles and industries you are seeking to join. Our report recommendations will help you present yourself online in the most compelling way, and will give you the tools and tips to build new networks, to ultimately forge a strong professional online presence.
What happens if an individual doesn’t have an online presence or their report only has limited information?
Whether we unearth information on you or not, it says something about you. Either way we will provide you with information on how to improve it. If there is limited information about an individual online, we will suggest how those gaps can be addressed.