Sometimes I like to randomly search for my name on the search engines, particularly Google. It’s rather narcisstic but I like to know the results. Never can be too sure what is out there with your name on it, especially since employers and everyone else can find you on the Internet, like this CBS Evening News article points out to jobseekers [amongst other networks & magazines]. Today’s search produced the following:

My LinkedIn profile is number one!

My LinkedIn profile is number one!

I’m very excited about these results. In the past three weeks, I have been working to increase my presence on the web. The first step was to update my LinkedIn profile following Guy Kawasaki’s post, LinkedIn Profile Extreme Makeover I’ve found old [and I mean old] websites with outdated information, such as the webpage I made for Orientation to Computer Science while at MTSU. There is probably a small chance one of the several webpages I made as a pre-teen/teenager are floating out there, back when AOL was ‘awesome’ and animated GIF’s were an annoying novelty. I had the animated lava lamp on one site.

Enough reminiscing; this is just happy news for me. I will work my online portfolio today but I just wanted to show “my” Google search.