Online Identity: The Modern First Impression


Over the past 15 years, our lives have migrated into the online realm at a breakneck pace. Often, the pace of this change has exceeded our ability to grasp its meaning. Today, most hiring managers and even college admissions officers use Google and Facebook to research applicants — sometimes with unexpected negative results.

Join Greg Page of Merrimack Analysis Group as he discusses several key issues related to online identity, with particular emphasis on its impacts for consumers, job seekers, teenagers, and families. Greg will suggest strategies for individuals looking to embrace social media tools in order to optimize search results, gain greater understanding of privacy settings, and empower themselves to control their online identities.

The program takes place on Tuesday, October 29th, at 7:00 PM in the Sohier Room on the ground floor. The program is free and open to the public; no signup needed. The library is handicapped accessible. For more information please call 978-921-6062 or email