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Is it Safe to Post a Resumé Online?

Is it Safe to Post a Resumé Online?



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Greg Neft, KSL Newsradio After the Monster.com security breach, some people are wondering if it's safe to post resumés online.

Pete Ashdown, president of Internet provider XMission, said if a resumé is posted online, be prepared to lose it. "Any information you put online is suspect to be stolen," he explained.

Ashdown said you'll never be completely safe in the cyber world. "There's no way you can have 100 percent security, and anyone who tells you they have 100 percent security on the Internet is lying," he said.

He said if you do post a resumé online, you need to be careful. "Try and put a screen in front of it like an e-mail address that can be a throwaway e-mail address, maybe a free e-mail address," Ashdown advised

And omit your real name, address and Social Security number.

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