but guess what, it depends on the end user, and it is their responsibility to keep their equipment safe, not mine. This is epecially true, since they haven't hired me yet! ;^)
After all, they don't have to actually scan or load the QR code do they. Yet it shows that I understand and use technology.
URLs are just as much of a threat as a QR Code, how many bank sites get hacked, or spoofed all the time. It is part of the price for technology. QR codes are not to be feared or shunned any more than emails or URLs, which routinely carry malware. Just like any other technology they need to be understood. Only with that understanding of risk v. benefit can THE END USER choose if it is appropriate to scan the QR Code, follow that URL, or open that email.
I grant you a QR code on a resume is a gimmick, But depending on the position I am applying for it may be just the thing to get me hired. I might even put a QR Code on it with my Monogram, or a LOGO in it (You did know it is possible to put an image in a QR Code right).
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