Friday, October 12, 2012

5 Dead Job Scam Giveaways: Thanks For Clarifying!

1. Two emails from the same 'company,' but with different addresses:

Email at Oct 8, 6:41 PM -- "Your resume has been reviewed and approved!"
Email at Oct 8, 642 PM - "Your resume has been reviewed and approved!"

2. After sending a professional-looking cover letter and resume, complete with contact information and previous job experience:

"Please fill out this application:
Full Names:
Home Address including city state and zip code ( Not P.O.Box ):
Cell Phone number:
Home phone number:
Current Occupation:
email address:

3. "I'm sure you'll understand I tend to have a very busy schedule at this point,as I am presently in Australia, I will be back in Three Weeks. Hence, you will begin your office based position immediately i get back to the states."

4. "Both myself and the company will prefer it that you use this Credit Report . . . In the event you possess a lower than expected credit score score, it will never prevent you from a place with us."

5. "Possess a great day!"


  1. OOOF! This is actually kind of hilarious. Phishing scams are always good for a laugh.