Job scams are some of the most insidious. Scammers use job prospects to lure people into giving them money or vital information, only to phish the victim or defraud them of their hard-earned pay. Some people yearn for a better job, the next step up the ladder. Others are desperate to find any job they can get to stay afloat.Is it possible to find a fake job on job boards?
While it's uncommon and rare to find scams and fake job opportunities through legitimate job boards, it can sometimes happen. In the event you come across something in your job search that raises your suspicions, here are 10 things to look for to help you determine whether the job you're looking at is genuine or if it's a possible scam:Is it easy for scammers to find remote jobs?
BBB said when remote jobs are listed, it’s easy for scammers to get thousands of people all over the world to apply-but even if they don’t get your money, they can do just as much damage with your personal information.How do you know if someone is scamming you?
You might also find that your credit card is charged without your permission, or you get caught up in a fake check scam. If someone offers you a job and they claim that you can make a lot of money in a short period of time and with little work, that’s a scam.