If a recruiter messages or emails you, make sure they’re doing so from a legitimate account. If they reached out via email, check their handle to see if it’s from a corporate website. If not, ask them to email you from their company email address. If they refuse or don’t respond, it’s likely a scam. […]
Job board sites contain millions of job postings from places all across the world, but there are a large number of fake job postings as well. If a job sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Check to see if the company that posted the link is legitimate before proceeding to their website […]
When applying for jobs, you’re required to give out a lot of information. Be mindful of the sites you’re entering your information on, and try stick with the more well-known job board sites such as: LinkedIn Monster Indeed Glassdoor CareerBuilder
With the COVID-19 pandemic apparently nearing its end in the U.S., more people are returning to in-person work. That means more people are applying for jobs, submitting applications left and right, looking for the right fit. In most cases, job applications require a plethora of personal information when being filled out, including addresses, work history, […]
Many recruiters now consider personal data posted online when evaluating a candidate for a job. In fact, according to CareerBuilder, 70% of employers will inspect an applicant’s social media profiles before hiring them. As information you share on the internet becomes increasingly accessible to others, what steps are you taking to manage your online brand? […]
Looking for a new job can be a daunting process, and frequently involves the exchange of personal information with complete strangers–which is why job seekers are an enticing target for cyber criminals. Conduct a web search of the hiring company using the company name only. Results that return multiple websites for the same company (e.g. […]
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