Defending Against Fake Job Scams Impersonating Contentsquare: Tips to Safeguard Your Job Search



September 15, 2023 | 3 min read

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2023

The Security and Talent Acquisition teams at Contentsquare are aware of a fraudulent job scam that impersonates our company and targets job seekers. To ensure your safety and security, here are some warning signs to watch out for and steps you can take moving forward:

Verify the Email Source

It’s crucial to validate the legitimacy of the emails you receive during your job search with Contentsquare. Always ensure that the initial communications you receive come from a verifiable Contentsquare email address. Our legitimate team members will use email addresses that end with our official email domain – or This simple check can help you distinguish between genuine correspondence from Contentsquare and potentially fraudulent messages.

Check the Channel of Communication

Contentsquare maintains specific communication channels for official correspondence – these include email from a company email account or via LinkedIn from an employee of the company. Contentsquare does not initiating contact with job seekers through text messages, Google Chat and Microsoft Outlook

If you receive unsolicited job offers or messages via text, or through these platforms claiming to be from Contentsquare, exercise caution. It’s advisable to question the authenticity of such communications and verify their source.

Confirm the Job Posting’s Source

When exploring job opportunities, ensure that any job postings shared with you originate from our official careers site: We provide a secure and dedicated platform for posting job vacancies. By verifying the source of job listings and applying only through our official channels, you can significantly reduce the risk of falling victim to fraudulent job postings from unauthorized sources.

Detect Fraudulent Communications by Analyzing Writing Style

Scammers often reveal themselves through unprofessional and poorly formatted emails and documents. Pay attention to the quality and professionalism of the correspondence you receive. Letters of employment, benefits overviews, and other official documents from Contentsquare should not only come from a verified communication channel, but also be well-structured, free from grammatical errors, and adhere to our established branding guidelines. If you notice inconsistencies or unprofessionalism, it’s a strong indicator of a potential scam.

Personal Information Protection

Protecting your personal information is paramount. Contentsquare will never request full personal information details, such as your Social Security number, via email. Upon hire, you will go through our HRIS Workday to input such information. Be cautious if you receive such requests and always exercise discretion when sharing sensitive information. If you’re unsure about the authenticity of a request, verify the request’s legitimacy through official Contentsquare channels and report it if you suspect fraudulent activity.

Equipment Purchases/Money and Cryptocurrency Requests

Before or after being hired by Contentsquare, you will never be asked to send funds for equipment purchases or any other reason. This is an uncommon and suspicious request to come from any company. If you encounter such a request, you must exercise extreme caution and refrain from complying. Verify the request’s legitimacy through official company channels and report it if you suspect fraudulent activity.

Review our Careers Website and How We Hire Page

Job seekers should refer to Contentsquare’s How We Hire page on our careers site to understand the Contentsquare job application and interviewing process.

Next Steps and Additional Resources

  • If you are unsure if you have been contacted or have received any communication from an imposter/scammer, please email for support.
  • If you have been contacted or have received any communication from an imposter/scammer, please be sure to block communications from the sender, report to local authorities, and report incidents directly to the platform on which it was received. You can find LinkedIn and/or Google’s scam forms here:
  • If you think you’ve already been subject to a fake job scam impersonating Contentsquare, there are several ways to protect yourself, and you should ensure that the proper authorities are aware. Here is a link to a helpful article by Indeed on the topic:
  • To learn more about online employment scams, visit:

By diligently following these guidelines and remaining vigilant throughout your job search, you can safeguard yourself against potential scams and fraudulent activities while pursuing opportunities with Contentsquare. Your security and peace of mind are our top priorities, and we encourage you to reach out to our official channels if you have any doubts or concerns during your application process.

Disclaimer: This article is for information purposes only and is not intended to constitute legal advice. Consult with an attorney or lawyer for any legal issues you may be experiencing.