Can You Spot the Scams in These Jobs


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Although there has been a lot of progress in the area of remote work, the process of finding work-from-home jobs is still similar to finding a needle in a haystack. The reason for the difficulty can be summed up in one word: scams. So with all of the scams out there, can you spot the scams in these work-from-home jobs?

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Can You Spot the Scams in These Jobs

  1. 1. “Honest workers needed for a package processing company located in NY, but any location in U.S. are welcome! We have customers worldwide and started that position to suit they needs. We offer you 40$ for each processed package. The payment shall be made twice a month. The Company shall also bear all shipping expenses. Your salary totally depends on your ability to work fast and handy.”
  2. 2. “Bilingual sales professional needed to work from home while soliciting sales in a cold-calling position. Will sell to new clients as well as up-sell to established accounts. Diploma or GED required. Telesales experience nice to have, but not required.”
  3. 3. “Make money simply by filling out online forms – Enter the data into the forms that we provide you, click submit, sit back, and collect the money. You’ll earn $15 per rebate processed. Opportunities like this do not come by every day – act now!”
  4. 4. “The first thing that you’ll be receiving is a portfolio of all of our companies, their pay scales, and the things you can assemble. That’s so you can pick out your job because there are about 85 different jobs for you to choose from and you are guaranteed any of those jobs. We do have a one-time, lifetime enrollment fee of only $38.95. Now, that enrollment fee is backed with a 90-day money back guarantee. All we ask is that you participate in the program for 60 days.”
  5. 5. “Private club seeks a sales professional to build memberships through a consultative support. Salary is lucrative and competitive for those with excellent communication and listening skills as well as sales experience. Work from home.”
  6. 6. “Numerous companies are looking for workers to submit information into online forms and they will pay you nicely in return. This is not a get-rich-quick scheme but a legitimate way to earn money from home. For Full Details please read the attached file.”
  7. 7. “Experienced administrative workers are needed to manage files, perform data entry, and perform a range of other clerical duties. The position is temporary and works part-time. Computer skills are required, Spanish fluency is desired.”
  8. 8. “Work-from-home full-time or part-time while making outbound phone calls to conduct surveys on a range of topics. Pays per completed survey and you can make your own schedule. Excellent communication skills needed.”
  9. 9. The Scam Jobs: 1, 3, 4, and 6 The Real Jobs: 2, 5, 7, and 8
  10. 10. The AMCAT is India’s first employability assessment test that help fresh graduates to get their first job quickly and efficiently.