Every now and then as a job seeker you may come across a job opportunity that sounds too good to be true.
Perhaps an employer is calling to offer you immediate employment, a high starting wage, and great benefits. Maybe they’ve shared that you are their top candidate! Or you get an offer like this and you didn’t even apply for this role. Things can seem perfect when opportunities simply fall on your lap!
However, if a job sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
While job scams have been around for decades, they appear to be on the rise.
Thankfully, there are several steps a candidate can take to research potential employers and identify and any red flags that may indicate that the job is a scam or deceptive.
Conduct online researchMany job ads that are scams cite similar duties,…