This article discusses maintaining and handling protected data, including how to an internal or third-party breach.
A career center compiles first-destination survey data; other offices on campus want access to the raw data.
When a data breach comes from a third-party vendor, both the vendor and the party that provided the initial information may be subject to potential liability.
Career centers and students must be vigilant about fraudulent employers and should identify steps to take to verify the legitimacy of an employer.
Many employers have embraced the idea of authenticity at work, but career services must work with students to anticipate and navigate challenges should these employer efforts still fall short.
Many employers encourage employees to bring their “authentic” selves to work, but it should ultimately be up to the employee to determine how much of themselves to share.
A student’s identifiable demographics are sent via email by career center staff and shared with others outside of the university. Besides the legal implications, such a scenario has ethical implications, which are addressed by the NACE Principles for Ethical Professional Practice.