Your digital identity online, defined as ‘the extent to which others can identify you online as a scholar’, is central. This is why it is critical to become aware of your online presence and to shape and maintain this presence.
Remember to re-assess your online profile on a regular basis to monitor for changes and new content
Have you 'Googled' yourself?
Whether you have actively created one or not, you will already have a digital footprint; this can include both content you have created, and content that has been created about you.
Build your profile
This can include your staff profile on the Curtin website, professional sites such as LinkedIn or Academia.edu and social media.
Communicate and connect
The web offers a variety of means by which you can connect with current or future colleagues . Focus on a few channels that offer the most value for you.
Improve the availability of your research outputs
Link articles to your profile and consider ways to maximise availability e.g. depositing articles in espace to share and promote your research.