[Jobs] Fwd: sending SSN

G. Rosamond george at sddi.net
Tue Feb 1 08:50:11 EST 2005

Worthy advice.  . .

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "George Georgalis" <george at galis.org>
> Date: February 1, 2005 12:10:55 AM EST
> To: jobs at list.nysa.org
> Subject: sending SSN
> Folks,
> Please remember this is the age of identity theft. If a recruiter
> asks you for a SSN on first contact, be cautious.
> Many arrangements require the recruiters office to pay you in the 
> course
> of employing you with their client. But, a SSN is only required for for
> payment, or possibly a background check.
> I recommend withholding your SSN a long as possible; do you really
> want to work for a company that doesn't respect you enough to demand it
> before they have made a decision?
> You weren't going to send it by email where you? I wait till I'm
> comfortable, face to face.
> Caveat emptor!
> // George
> NYSA Board
> -- 
> George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
> http://galis.org/george/ cell:646-331-2027 mailto:george at galis.org

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