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Protect Yourself

IDES operates IJL on a secure server, so all the information maintained by IJL about you and your use of IJL is safe and secure. However, you may want to consider the following tips to protect yourself and your personal identifying information when you use resources other than IJL to look for jobs:

Beware of Email Communications

Email is NOT a secure method of communication. Any information you send in an unencrypted email message can be intercepted and read by someone other than the intended recipient. Never send bank account information, credit card numbers, your full social security number, or any other sensitive information by email unless it is encrypted.

Protect Yourself from Bogus Job Offers

Common Job Scams

More Information about Frauds and Scams

While the information above is provided to inform you of some of the most common scams, others exist. The links below take you to websites outside of IJL that provide more information about Internet and non-Internet frauds and scams: