Your Private Hidden Data in Your Resume is Removed
Did you know that MS Word may
be keeping a history of all of your editing changes, reviewer
comments, print/save dates and names of people who have reviewed your
resume? If so, your resume is saturated with what is called meta data.
You may be passing around all of the editing changes to your resume and
not even know it!
An excerpt of a study conducted by Bitform.net in 2005 revealed,
Bitform has since been acquired by Stellent which has since been acquired
by Oracle. Oracle conducted a follow up study. The study can be downloaded
from the Oracle website or our website. (It is the same report, we just keep a backup copy in case Oracle moves the original.)
The Risks of Metadata and
Hidden Information from the Oracle website The Risks of Metadata and Hidden Information from the
If the big guys are getting caught with their pants down, how are the
individual job seekers doing? We would venture - poorly. Can you imagine
what the companies receiving your resume have extracted from it?
JobTabs automatically removes all the metadata from your resume everytime
you email, upload or export your resume from JobTabs Job Search & Resume.
|| "As part of their research, Bitform analyzed more
than 20,000 publicly-available documents found on the Web. Despite being
published for public consumption, 97% of the Word documents contained
author history, 74.8% contained paths (showing the location where the
file was saved by the author), and 20.7% contained network share names
(exposing corporate network naming conventions). Forty percent of the
PowerPoint presentations contained earlier versions of modified slides,
which are not visible to the author when using the PowerPoint