Protect Yourself From Recruitment Fraud

We know that phishing scams exist where individuals pose as recruiters or other representatives of The Hartford and make fake job offers. We take these fraudulent job postings very seriously. The following can help you identify potential recruitment fraud:

In our recruiting process, we would:

  • Require applications to be submitted through our website. Your application will only be considered through the online job search process.
  • Have more than one interview with you – in person, on video, or on a phone call. The interview process typically takes several weeks, and is done via WebEx, Skype or Microsoft Teams.
  • Send emails from a recruiter with an email address that ends with, or through the Workday application system (

In our recruiting process, we would not:

  • Ask you to contact third parties to complete an application to be considered for a role.
  • Use text messaging to contact you or interview you.
  • Ask you for payment, bank account access or a Social Security number to be considered for a role.
To ask about a job posting you think may be fake, or to report one, let us know by calling 888-539-7596 or emailing
Further, optional action you may want to take:
  1. File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission.
  2. If you were contacted on social media by a potential scammer, report the user to the platform where the engagement happened.