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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Resume by Susan Ireland

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The Downside of Uploading

Not surprisingly, there are some possible downsides to posting your resume online:
◆ Your current employer could find out about your job search.
◆ You could get pigeonholed into a career path.
◆ Your personal and professional information becomes public knowledge.
These points are worth examining, because they’ll help you weigh the pros and cons of posting online.

Hello, Ms. Employer!

Your employer may be using an online database to search for future employees, and she could run across your resume in the process. Yikes! The cat would be out of the bag about your job search.
 
To spare you from such an embarrassing and potentially job-threatening situation, some banks offer to block out information on your resume ...

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