FAITH MASLOW
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Should on line applications ask for your Social Security number?

I don't think that any on-line application should ask for your Social Security number. I don't feel safe doing that. I lost out on a job because I would not put it on the on-line application.

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Shogunv Samurai
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I'm in agreement with the other commenters. I actually had a "recruiter" argue with me via email because I would not supply my social using email. I'd prefer not to compromise my identity over a shady practice.

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Barbara Taylor
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I agree too; but, just recently SHIPT online application asked for my SSN before hiring me for the position. Then I get a notification that I did not get the job, but you have all of my info. ??????

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Rosemary Latham
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It's a shame that you had to miss out on a job but you shouldn't have to compromise your id security. I usually only give the last 4 #s. If the company doesn't understand that then they don't deserve you.

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Michele Golin
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I just write in 1 thru 7 I will not give maybes number unless I am hired

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Jeffery Taylor
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Online apps should not request SS# and recently on radio i heard consumer advocate Clark Howard say that it's not even safe for patients to provide SS# to USA hospitals!

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Anna Howard
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It's illegal. When that happens contact the employment agency. But they do. When will the government start charging these company's for breaking the law? We're fighting a losing battle, no honesty no where Good luck. Cause I'm not having any.

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Jim Martinez
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It is not against the law!!! In fact, it is encouraged so they can confirm the applicant is legally eligible for employment and verify legal status stateside. The gov't has a site to verify social security and residence for such.

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patricia hotzel
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They also want to check yoyr credit score i wouldnt put it

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Harvey Hecht
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I agree with Patricia, most do not request it on the net. Harvey

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Beatrice Pesqueira
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I agree. I would rather loose out on a job. Than spend a life time repairing what a scammer does with me information.

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