More often than not, business managers tend to turn a blind eye when it comes to safety matters and the work environment they are responsible for. As a worker for such a company you are at high risk of being scammed and the price is high, your health or even life! When deadlines are knocking … Safety Tips That Affect Your Business Read More »
Job scams are some of the most insidious. Scammers use job prospects to lure people into giving them money or vital information, only to phish the victim or defraud them of their hard-earned pay.
Some people yearn for a better job, the next step up the ladder. Others are desperate to find any job they can get to stay afloat. However, this is the victim profile that criminals look for. Most of the scams come online as fake websites or companies.
The good news is, here is how to detect and block any bogus job site as well as any other harmful platform on the Internet.
Job Scams: List Below
Indeed job scams are known to be out there, as Indeed is one of the largest job boards in existence.
Job offer scams can also show up in your email inbox or through LinkedIn messaging, promising interviews, or a position to you that doesn’t exist or that you didn’t apply for.
Knowing what job offers or postings are out there which are tied to job offer scams can save you heartache…and much more. Learn about them below:
Mistakes are common at work, and most of the time, they are unintentional. You may also make inevitable mistakes when you work too much. Silly inaccuracies and errors happen even if you are a perfectionist and diligent worker. Overlooking numbers in the reports, sending email to a wrong recipient, it can happen to anyone. However, … 6 Useful Tips to Avoid Mistakes at Work Read More »
Make Money From Home Scams: How They Work Could you really get paid to write reviews, surveys, post ads or surf the web? Especially during this COVID-19 crisis when scammers are advertising a plethora of opportunities? Let’s dive into a little analysis, from simple job offers to recruit on LinkedIn and accounting scams. Many people have … 16 Work From Home Scams That You Need To Avoid Today Read More »
Admin Assistant Job Offer Scam: How It Works (with video below) Making money from the comfort of your home is extremely tempting. This is why everyone and their dog try to find the secret formula to create an income that would save them time, gas, and mental health. If you are one of those … Admin Assistant Job Offer Read More »
Money Mule Scam: How It Works A new scam that offers the impression of adding to a fixed income has the potential even to get the victims blacklisted in authorities’ books. In the Money Mule Scheme, criminals offer their targets attractive job opportunities as “money-transfer agents.” How does the scam work? Watch the video below … Money Mule Scam Read More »
How the scam works: (with video below) You might come across online advertisements posted by academic system gurus or self-proclaimed educators, who promise to get you a teacher license or degree within a short amount of time. Whether it’s a high school teacher or a kindergarten instructor, they’ll do the magic for you. To find … How To Become A Teacher Scam Read More »
How the scam works: (with video below) Looking at work from home jobs with data entry tasks? Don’t fall for the How to Make Money Fast scam, aka the Hiring Ad Posters Job or How To Make Money From Home scam. Let’s take a look. How does the scam work? Watch the video below to … Work From Home Jobs: How to Make Money Online With Ad Postings Read More »
How the scam works: (with video below) Watch out for the latest fraudulent scheme in the construction and renovation sectors, the Entry Level Construction Jobs scam. A fake company advertises open positions for traffic controllers, field assistants, and machinists, offering a wage of $65/hour. Ads are on wesbites such as Gumtree, Kijiji, Oodle, or Craigslist. … Advanced And Entry Level Construction Jobs Read More »
How the scam works: (with video below) Watch out for the latest fraudulent activity in the mining industry, the Underground Mining Jobs scam. A fake company advertises open positions for underground labourers, mining engineers, field technicians, and supervisors. Ads are on wesbites such as Kijiji, Oodle, or Craigslist. If you are a out-of-work miner and … Underground Mining Jobs Read More »
How the scam works: (with video below) Beware of the latest fraudulent activity in the oil and gas industry, the Entry Level Oil and Gas Jobs scam. There are reports that fake companies advertise open positions online for entry level underground labourers, engineers, field technicians, and supervisors. Ads are on wesbites such as Kijiji, Oodle, … Entry Level Oil And Gas Jobs Read More »
How The Scam Works: (with video below) Knowing how to make money online filling out paid surveys at home could be a lucrative skill. However, the easy ways to make money always come with a hook. If you aren’t accustomed to these ads or emails for making money to do surveys online, you’ve probably never used … Paid Surveys At Home Scam Read More »
Walmart Job Opportunity: How The Scam Works A fake Walmart job opportunity is the newest scam in the employment industry. It is making its rounds this week and it is also known as the Job Application Walmart Scam. Let’s say you’re looking for a job and you’re searching for ways to make money online in … Walmart Job Opportunity Read More »
How the scam works: (with video below) You are a good person and always first in helping others. One day, you decide to post your resume online on sites such as Care.com, Urban Sitter or Craigslist, looking for a job as a caretaker. Not long after publishing your resume, you receive a message from a family. They … Caregiver Wheelchair Read More »
How a ‘Lovely Family’ Abroad Can Scam You With The Pet Sitter Job You love dogs, you always did. You might even think that you can make some money dog sitting, so one day you post your resume online looking for a job on sites such as Pet Sitter, Indeed, or Craigslist. After a few … Dog Sitter Scam Read More »
Mystery Shopper Scam: How It Works (with video below) Mystery shopping companies and fake offers. This month, one of the biggest scams around is the Mystery Shopper or the Secret Shopper Scam. Let’s take a look. The Mystery Shopper job could be an amazing activity, if you consider its great concept. Who wouldn’t like to go have … Mystery Shopper Scam Read More »
How the scam works: As more and more skilled people nowadays look for jobs online, this scam is making its rounds specifically this time of the year. It is targeted at sales people with a background in customer service or advertising. If you are one of them, watch out! Scammers advertise themselves as an advertising group making calendars or promotions … School Sponsorship Scam Read More »