Posting Résumés On Internet Job Sites Can Be Risky
from the watch-out... dept
So, you're out of work, and want to get a job pretty quickly. The obvious thing to do is go to an online job site and post up your resume, right? Maybe not. A new study says that there are plenty of risks associated with putting your resume online from identity theft to getting fired from your current job. The researchers also posted fake resumes, and found that those resumes were "stolen" and posted to other sites. As if to underscore that point, here's a different news story about an online job site that sued another job site for signing up for their service and then stealing all their resumes and posting them to their own site. Who knew the online job board business was so cut throat?