Why do employers ask for your SSN on job apps?

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#1 Jun 11, 2011
Doesn't it bother you how much information companies ask for on job applications?

Personally, it worries me giving out my Social Security Number up front.

Here is an interesting article discussing how intrusive companies can be...

http://www.datanymity.com/articles/students_s...

Do you give out your SSN on job apps?

Julie
~ college student
bridget

New River, AZ

#2 Sep 29, 2011
it is so they can do a background check to make sure you are not a criminal or an illegal immigrant, and it's necessary.

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