Job Seeker Help Center

What Do Employers See on My Profile?

Quick summary

As privacy becomes more important to people and businesses, we want to show you precisely what information employers can access when you create an account on Indeed.

Profile

Employers don't have access to your Indeed Profile at all. This is kept entirely confidential. They can't see other jobs you have applied for or any notes you may have in your account.

For more information on account security, please visit our Security page.

Resume

If you've applied for an employer's job on Indeed, they'll see:

  • Your location - The city and state you provide on your resume will be accessible to employers.
  • Your phone number - The phone number you provide on your resume will be accessible to employers. This may be different from the number you link to your Indeed account. 
  • Your Indeed alias - We provide all job seekers with an auto-generated email alias to help protect and secure your real email address information. All email communication from employers with your Indeed email alias is still sent directly to your email inbox. 
  • Your resume - If you're using your Indeed-generated resume, the employer can see any information you include on your resume. They'll also see the scores of any assessments you've taken, but only if you selected Show to employers: yes. If you're using a resume that you've uploaded yourself, the employer will have access to anything that you've included on the resume. 

Searchable resume

If you've made your resume Searchable on Indeed, employers will be able to view the following limited resume information in our resume database:

  • Name
  • City and State
  • Work Experience
  • Education
  • Skills
  • Assessments (if Show to employers is selected)
  • Certifications

Make sure to only add personally identifiable information in the fields provided and not in the body of your resume to prevent it from being visible to employers.

Non-searchable resume

If you've made your resume Not searchable on Indeed, you can use it to apply, but employers can't proactively access your resume from our database. They will still be able to see your resume if you apply to one of their roles.

Employers that received your resume before you set it to Not searchable on Indeed may still have access to your resume details. 

For more information on making your resume Not searchable on Indeed, please visit our Help Center article about how to change your resume visibility settings.

Important: Employers can't see your personal contact information without your explicitly stated interest in their role.
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