Calling all media moguls in the making! (Yes, that would be you.) As you’re looking for a job, try not to get too excited and ditch common sense, especially when it comes to applying online.
That is, people may be preying on breaches of security as you enter your personal information such as your social security number, full name, address, and work details.
1. Don’t apply to blind ads. According to a piece on U.S. News & World Report, Miriam Salpeter writes, “The first thing you can do to protect yourself is avoid applying for bogus jobs. How? Don’t apply to blind ads and unnamed companies or recruiters.”
So, if a company isn’t listed and it’s shady as to whether or not a real job is available for hire, move on. Read more