I've been unemployed for a while now, so when I got a text on my phone telling me that my resume had been reviewed, and that they wanted to interview me on Google Hangouts, I didn't see anything wrong.
The details were, work at home customer service, 5 days of training at 8 hours a day for $12 an hour, then bumping me to $30 an hour for 8 hour days. In addition, they would be sending me a check (Red flag 1) to cover the setup of my home office... see more
I am not looking for a new job for myself but I work with staffing companies to help them share their open jobs with Jobcase. Most of the staffing companies I'm speaking with are not hiring or are not hiring very many people in January.
But from what I am reading online, it seems January is a great time for job search -- this made me think of the Jobcase community:
If you are actively job searching how are you managing your search? Are... see more
Received an email stating something similar to
RESUME APPROVED , and asking you to interview on Google Hangouts ?
Take a minute and look at the email itself. Is it from a legitimate company email, or is it a Gmail account? That's red flag number 1.
This is a rather elaborate version of the check fraud scam, using mostly legitimate company names, with possibly an extra
- or misspelling. A Google search will undoubtedly find the company name, as... see more