you should research companies and professionals to the best of your ability. If you
aren’t at all familiar with the company, look for a mailing address and phone
number, as well as any feedback on sites such as Better Business Bureau, Rip-off
Report, and other reputable websites.
You should never have to pay to get hired by a company. Freelance jobs will
often require you to have your own home office that allows you to work
productively and efficiently. However, professional employment opportunities
will not cost you money for training, company-supplied materials
Wouldn’t it be great if we could all make $10,000 a week for 10 hours of work?
Honestly, if these jobs were real, the companies would have a line out the door
with people looking to fill the position. A big salary generally requires a great deal
of education, experience, and effort. You should expect to pay your dues and be
paid an amount that is commensurate with your background and ability.
A legitimate company is not going to ask for things such as your bank account
information, social security number, driver’s license number, or credit card
information. Employers will need some personal data for payroll and tax purposes,
but they should never ask for it before a job offer has been offered and extended.
Is the person you are corresponding with using an email address that is personal (e.g.,
Gmail, Yahoo!, Hotmail, etc.), one that ends with a foreign country code, or is just a
little different from others at the company? Are you being interviewed via IM, not
being interviewed at all, or contacted via text message? Is the job title “work at
home”? Follow your instincts. If something seems not quite right, question it and be
prepared to walk away.
The AMCAT is India’s first employability assessment test that help fresh graduates
to get their first job quickly and efficiently.