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5 Top Tips to Avoid Job Search Scams

The company promised consumers they would land federal jobs after they paid for study materials or counseling services to pass an exam. Except many of the federal jobs do not require a test. Another company made bogus promises of nonexistent sales jobs, and advertised them on major career boards, then charged consumers $97.

Both were caught by the Federal Trade Commission. They were job scams, ripping off job seekers.

Check the FTC’s website for bulletins and news about the latest ones, and follow these five tips to avoid being scammed:   

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