Like any major transition, joining the workforce can be confusing, exciting, and stressful. There’s a lot of new challenges to overcome and new opportunities to explore. Starting a career means navigating job boards, establishing a professional network, controlling your “personal brand” online, and sharing your professional history (as well as some personal information) with potential employers.
Cyber security plays a role in all of that, as the internet is rife with employment scams and phishingattacks — folks who’ll spoof an employer’s email to steal your personally identifiable information(PII) — and steal your identity.
Luckily, you can protect yourself by following the tips below.