Posts tagged: Employment Scams

Advice for Employers Placing Job Ads

By , July 26, 2009

Here’s some free advice for employers advertising on Craigslist and other employment web sites.  (I’ve spent a lot of time over the past year in the “jobs” and “gigs” sections of Craigslist.org and other employment web sites — mostly seeking consulting work or employment, but sometimes seeking to hire.) Read more »

Vent: Employment Ad Scams

By , June 19, 2009

Since I decided last week to quit working on my ‘datafeed project’ and instead focus on paying the bills, I’ve been browsing some employment sites, and I’ve posted my resume on Craigslist.org. I’ve done all of this before (and I’ve found some great jobs and consulting gigs through Craigslist, which I’ve also used to find a car, a treadmill, a computer — and my wife).

I’m seeing many more “employment ads” that seem to be fake, from companies that aren’t hiring but are merely seeking to promote their web businesses, or fishing for free advice. Read more »

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