As more and more people take up blogging, recruiters will use blogs to pre-select candidates. Human resources specialists will be able to search blogs to find out what kind of person you are. They will be able to use blog profiling tools and services to work out which is the best of several candidates. Not only will blogging help recruiters, it will help individuals as well. They will be able to gain an online reputation which will help ensure they get the kinds of jobs they want.
If you are a “big change” business, then you are like my garden fence. Leaving it unpainted for so long has created much more work, at a higher cost, than if it had been tended to every year. Ignoring reviews of your online activity for long periods also means you make more work for yourself and raise your costs.