To continue to democratize access to information, we provide each company access to enable or disable SEO for their company profile, which allows employer pages, Q&A, and reviews submitted in Handshake to be visible outside Handshake.
We’ve learned through our user research that students primarily use Google to search for and find career advice and opportunities, which is why we are improving the ability for students to find these pages visible through search.
To protect students’ privacy, their profile pictures, names, and schools will be hidden on external pages - only a student’s most recent work experience and school year will be visible outside Handshake.
Manage your company's SEO settings
In Handshake, only the Owner or Admin of the company profile can either maintain their company information private or make their employer profile publicly accessible. Check out A Guide to Employer Role Types in Handshake.
1. To begin, click on your name in the top-right corner of any page, then select Company Settings from the dropdown.
2. Select Global Settings from the left menu, then uncheck the option for Other Preferences > Allow Public Pages - SEO.
3. To update your settings, click the green button Save.
Below, we provide an example of how your company profile will display as a public searchable page.