What types of work from home job scams are out there and how to avoid them. There are many different sites that offer remote work, and the author explains how to navigate through the SPAM. Some remote jobs sound too good to be true, and in most cases, they are. Remote job seekers should proceed with caution during their remote job search and do their due-diligence to make sure a company is worth pursuing.
- It is estimated that for every one…legitimate remote job opportunity,…there are 60 scams.…60, that's a lot, but don't let that discourage you.…If you're looking to find a remote job,…now has never been a better time.…Gallup studies have shown that 37% of US workers…reported telecommuting in 2015.…However, because that demand is also so high,…the number of scams for remote jobs has also increased.…In this video, I want to help you identify…some common job scam tactics, so you can be…safer and confident when looking for a remote job.…
So, what are the warning signs of a remote job scam?…Well, if a job description is short…but talks repeatedly about the flexible nature of the work,…consider that to be a red flag.…Real job postings include lots of detail…about the actual job and the skills required.…If a job sounds too good to be true,…it also probably is.…Job postings boasting a low amount of effort…and a large amount of pay, also likely to be a red flag.…For example, make $1,000 a week from…your couch stuffing envelopes.…
- Explain the benefits of a remote job position.
- Identify three technologies a person should master in order to work effectively in a remote position.
- Determine what to do if a recruiter asks for sensitive information before describing a job.
- Recognize three important things to consider when preparing for a remote interview.
- Determine the most important question to ask during a hiring interview.
- Summarize the next action to take after receiving a compensation offer.