Goffman 's Presentation Of Self Essay

765 Words Nov 7th, 2015 4 Pages
After reading the articles posted on the module, I started to realize how this will impact my future in the medical field. While reading I was thinking how much has changed in the last 12 years. My first job I ever had was in a grocery store. When I applied for that job I had to fill out a very short paper application. I had a quick interview and was offered the job on the spot. Things are way different now. The digital age has also taken over employment opportunities. Now when applying for a job, it’s usually online, and a resume is a must. Instead of one interview there are sometimes multiple interviews. With the economy the way it is, at times it is hard to find employment. Everyone seems to be gunning for a job, so that gives the employer more choices to choose from. Three reasons that Goffman’s presentation of self in the digital workplace is important to me, the fact that I am not just completing regionally for a job, but at times globally. Making sure I present myself in a professional manner because if not that could affect me down the road. Also leaving a lasting impression. When applying for a job now, like I stated earlier, it is hard, so it’s important to leave a great impression with your interviewer. This is just by socially putting yourself out there. At times that may be hard or feel painstaking, but the end result will hopefully be a job that you can make a career out of. My vision of myself would be different in the digital workplace because they’re only…

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