Tag: jobs

Scammers know that finding a job can be tough. To trick people looking for honest work, scammers advertise where real employers and job placement firms do. They also make upbeat promises about your chances of employment, and virtually all of them...

Be your own boss! No experience necessary! Make $60,000 a year from home! Sounds pretty good, huh? Before you sign on the dotted line, you might want to listen to this 1-minute tip from the FTC:

Business Opportunities: Ask Some Questions

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Whether you’re heading off to your freshman year of college or getting your first apartment, preparing to be out on your own can be fun and exciting. It also means taking on new financial responsibilities. The decisions you make now about how you...

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Looking for a job? Job scammers are looking for you. Here are tips to help you recognize job scams.

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When money’s tight, work-at-home opportunities can sound like just the thing to make some extra cash. Unfortunately, many of these “jobs” are rip-offs. Today, the FTC announced that it will mail over 50,000 refund checks to consumers who were...

It’s tough enough to find a job or start your own business, even without scammers trying to take advantage. Today the FTC announced a major federal and state crackdown on scams that target people looking for jobs, extra income, or the chance to...

Trustworthy staffing companies are paid by the employers, not by the people looking for a job. So don't do business with companies that promise to get you a job... but ask you to pay them first.

Scammers run ads promising access to "exclusive" job listings, "guaranteed" placements, and the like — all for an upfront fee. But too many job-seekers have paid those fees only to get old listings of positions already filled, fake listings, or...

Operation Bottom Dollar is the FTC's effort to stop scammers who falsely promise job seekers access to job opportunities. Job seekers pay an ufpfront fee, which many can barely afford, and get nothing in return. Learn how to spot a scam in your...

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