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Job Hunting

If you’re looking for a job, you may see ads for firms that promise results. Unfortunately, some job placement firms misrepresent their services, promote nonexistent vacancies, or charge high fees in advance for services that don’t guarantee placement.

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Employer Background Checks and Your Rights

If you’re applying for a job or a promotion, an employer might run a background check. Here's what you need to know.

Job Scams

If someone tells you to pay to find a job, that’s a scam. Here are tips to protect you.

Modeling Scams

A talent scout says you've got a future in modeling. That's flattering — but sometimes it’s a scam.

Mystery Shopping Scams

Find out how to avoid mystery shopper scams.

Nanny and Caregiver Job Scams

Caregiver websites can help you find jobs. But scammers also use them to find people to rip off.