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5 Tips to Protect Your Data Privacy While Job Hunting
When you’re looking for a job, you’ll need to share personal information with hiring managers and job websites. While some of these exchanges might take place over email, sometimes you’ll be required to upload your resume to a third-party website and/or file sharing program. This is where job hunting can become a security risk.
Data leaks aren’t always intentional. All it takes is a misconfigured database and your resume could be exposed. That’s exactly what happened to 250,000 job seekers who uploaded their resumes to two popular recruiting websites.
If you want to protect your privacy while you search for a job, the following tips will help.