Whenever you apply for a job, write a résumé or cover letter, fill out an online application or attend an interview, make sure you do not disclose any personal information such as:
If an employer asks you to fill out an online application form on its website, be sure not to supply any of the personal information described above. If you have any doubts about the nature of the information requested or how it will be used, do not provide it. You should share your important personal information only with an employer with whom you have completed the hiring process.
Don’t hesitate to report any suspicious job offers to the Centre d'assistance au placement, at 1-866-640-3059.
If you have provided personal information to another person and believe that you are a victim of identity theft, follow the recommended steps below.
For more information, visit the Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec website (French only).