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Top Tips for avoiding online recruitment scams

Top Tips for avoiding online recruitment scams

How to Avoid Phishing Scams

The number and sophistication of phishing scams sent out to consumers is continuing to increase dramatically. While online banking and e-commerce is very safe, as a general rule you should be careful about giving out your personal financial information over the Internet.

Self preservation

Recession? What recession? It's certainly boom time for the two main species of recruitment fraudsters.

CV Writing Scams

On the face it using a CV writing service is a worthwhile option for the many thousands of candidates who need help with presenting their career profile, however since the advent of the internet the on line recruitment industry has been exposed to some dubious if not illegal activities relating to this type of offering.

Who Are You Dealing With

It's not uncommon for people to create a persona rather than being truthful about who they really are when online and that includes scammers. So be very careful when communicating with people you've only met online. Most job sites try to screen those that sign up but it's never going to be 100%.

Do you need your CV rewritten?

On the face it using a CV writing service is a worthwhile option for the many thousands of candidates who need help, however since the advent of the internet the on line recruitment industry has been exposed to some dubious if not illegal activities relating to this type of offering.