In the past, we'd guess that employers have viewed bloggers and their openness with a bit of suspicion and mistrust - however on his blog Innovation Zen, Daniel Scocco argues that bloggers are a good bet as future employees.

In the past, we’d guess that employers have viewed bloggers and their openness with a bit of suspicion and mistrust – however on his blog Innovation Zen, Daniel Scocco argues that bloggers are a good bet as future employees:

Which candidate would you choose? My guess is that you would choose the blogger simply because they are a known quantity. When you hire someone, you do not know exactly how they are going to work out. There is a quality distribution. The resume, cover letter and interview give you some information. Based on that information, you can guess on average how the candidate is going to work out. You might guess the exact same quality level for the blogger candidate, but because you have more information from all the blog posts, all the links, searching on their site for instances of how they have handled angry comments, you get a much better idea of how that candidate is going to perform.

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