Blog > Check that you can trust your Recruitment Consultant before you send them your CV
In your enthusiasm to find your next career move, the safety of your personal information may not be at the top of your list of priorities.
However, in the age of stolen identities and internet fraud it should be an important consideration for any job hunter.
Ensure that any information you pass to your consultant should not be shared with any prospective employer or other third party without your express consent.
Ensure that you use a recruitment business that knows who's who in agriculture. What happens if your CV lands on the desk of your current employer for example because the recruiter does not understand the links between companies?
All reputable recruitment consultancies who handle your personal data within the legal guidelines will be registered with the Information Commissioner and appear on the data protection register.
If you do want to check if a recruitment business is operating legally search for them on the ICO website: