How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft During a Job Search
Developing a robust online presence that showcases your technical prowess, project expertise and thought leadership is no longer optional for tech pros hunting for a new job. Today, some 91 percent of employers use social media to find candidates, and nearly 80 percent of recruiters check candidates out online before they make contact.
However, posting professional and personal information on the web can expose even security-savvy tech pros to identity theft, scams, and résumé fraud. Here are some ways to protect yourself from criminals and identity thieves during a job search.