For a job seeker, I can’t think of anything more disheartening (and aggravating) than applying for positions online that don’t turn out to be actual jobs, but avenues for scam artists to try to take advantage of down-and-out job seekers.Ã‚Â
A recent Wall Street Journal article by Sarah Needleman reminds job seekers that, “It Isn’t Always A Job Behind the Online Posting.” She describes the story of a job seeker who uses CareerBuilder.com to apply for jobs. Twice in two years, Tom Greene was invited to interview for “positions” via postings at the popular site, only to encounter a sales pitch from a shady service offering career advice to the tune of $10,000!
Read the rest of the post on my blog at GreatPlaceJobs…
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